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Dear Doctor: Does outlook really matter when it comes to lifespan, as a recent study suggested? I'm not a wet blanket, but I don't have a relentlessly sunny disposition either. Dear Reader: Let's say it's a gray, cloudy Monday morning. You're [...]
By Ask the Doctors • March 3, 2018
Fake news or fact? In today’s world, the difference may be in the eye of the beholder, says Emanuel Maidenberg,  a clinical professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and the director of the UCLA Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Clinic. In a recent [...]
By uclahealth • June 28, 2017
  A recent story on National Public Radio cited an academic study that suggested many teenage girls in the U.S. may be experiencing more serious depression than boys. And while the usual stressors for teens no doubt still apply—academics, hormones, parents—another increasing reason [...]
By Mark Wheeler • May 4, 2017
A volatile and contentious presidential election campaign has left many people feeling disheartened, frustrated, and even hostile. Our reactions to the presidential contest – and many issues in general – have become so polarized that attempts at discussion can quickly turn into confrontations. These conflicts can negatively impact both [...]
By Ryan Hatoum • August 30, 2016
I had been a person with many moves in my life.ucla neuro medical doctors and staff were there to help put things in place after my psychotic break. I deeply felt cared for and empathy and I was even guided to a recovery group even with resistance at first due to a differing [...]
By wow2 • August 26, 2013