depression

UCLA Health study suggests products considered less harmful actually could pose increased risk for anxiety, depression

By uclahealth • February 11, 2021

Many Americans experience the winter blues and here's why

By Ask the Doctors • December 30, 2020

The causes behind inexplicable mood changes

By uclahealth • September 29, 2020

Ideas for staying socially linked during a time of separation

By uclahealth • June 5, 2020

Psychologists know a human’s need for interaction is fundamental, so it’s no surprise that feeling lonely also has significant health consequences.

By uclahealth • June 2, 2020

Quarantine Mandate May Affect Mental Health

By uclahealth • March 23, 2020

When a family member or friend is feeling sad or anxious, it can be awkward when you don’t know what to say. You want to help – and not make matters worse – but how?

Dr By UCLA50Plus • December 11, 2019

Humans have a natural ability to live in the present. As children, we are curious and notice even small details (like the color of a bug or a pattern in the clouds). With aging, people tend to focus less on the present moment. Instead, they process things that happened in the past or anticipate [...]

By uclahealth • July 11, 2019

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, children need physical activity to promote healthy growth and development. Playing outdoors fosters higher levels of physical activity than indoor play, which is vital for kids since childhood obesity rates are on the rise. Unfortunately, the average child spends less than 30 minutes of unstructured [...]

By uclahealth • July 11, 2019

Research over the past ten years suggests that you can prevent depression with a healthy diet.

Some studies suggest a healthy diet, like a Mediterranean-style eating plan, can even treat depression once it’s been diagnosed. 

Improving Brain Health Through Diet

At the root of depression is an unhealthy brain. Improving your diet can [...]

By uclahealth • May 14, 2019