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No one wants to be hospitalized, especially during the holidays. Separation from family and friends and missing out on traditional activities such as shopping for gifts, baking special treats and attending celebrations and religious events can make a patient feel sad. “It’s not uncommon for people to [...]
By Amy Albin • December 11, 2017
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. [...]
By uclahealth • November 21, 2016
Children younger than age 18 can experience one of two types of mood disorders: (1) Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) Approximately 10 percent of youth experience depression in their adolescence. MDD consists of depressive episodes that last two weeks or longer. Symptoms of MDD include feelings of sadness, [...]
By uclahealth • September 1, 2016
  From left to right: Myke Federman, MD, Valencia Walker, MD, Rebecca Wilkinson, Robert Kelly, MD, Karen Miotto, MD, Kanchana Wijesekera, PhD, Michelle Wu, MD, Jessica Lloyd, MD, Brenda Bursch, PhD, Samuel Martinez, MD, Ashley Jupin, Barbara Housel, Maegan Sinclair Cortez, Wendy Barrera, Alex Klomhaus, [...]
By uclahealth • June 21, 2016