Items Tagged ‘psychiatrist’

November 16, 2018

Treating Total Patient

By uclahealth uclahealth

“Dr. Jason Lerner was one of the few doctors who believed me when I said Kourtney was having absence seizures,” says Kathy Daigle, mother to 14-year-old Kourtney Daigle. Also pictured is Kourtney’s father, Ken Daigle. Kathy continues, “He’s been treating Kourtney since she was 3. He’s an amazing doctor and he takes a really holistic […]

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Tags: Adolescent Epilepsy Center, Anxiety, Dr. Jason Lerner, ketogenic diet, nutritionist, psychiatrist, seizures, teen epilepsy


March 8, 2017

Celebrating our awesome RNPH psychiatrist Dr. Randall Espinoza!

By clandrum clandrum

I would like to celebrate Dr. Randall Espinoza. Dr. Espinoza is an awesome RNPH Psychiatrist who currently leads the ECT unit in the hospital. He is a wonderful teacher to the residents and other ancillary staff who round with him. He takes the time to make the medical staff understand their assigned patient’s, their diagnosis, […]

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Tags: Dr. Randall Espinoza, ECT, patient stories, psychiatrist


Got the winter blues? All about seasonal affective disorder

November 21, 2016

Got the winter blues? All about seasonal affective disorder

By uclahealth uclahealth

If winter days get you down, you’re not alone. You may have seasonal affective disorder, a type of depression triggered by the change of seasons. People with this disorder tend to feel depressed in the fall and winter, when there is less sunlight and the days are shorter. Researchers believe that the lack of sunlight […]

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Tags: body clock, depression, Dr. Kelly Kang, energy, internal rhythms, lack of sunlight, medication, mental health, mental health care, psychiatrist, sadness, Saralyn Masselink