Items Tagged ‘sadness’

Hospitalized this holiday season? It’s okay to feel sad

December 11, 2017

Hospitalized this holiday season? It’s okay to feel sad

By Amy Albin amyalbin

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 have the blues around the holiday season and […]

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Tags: blues, coping, coping mechanisms, Holiday blues, hospitalization, Rev. Karen Schnell, sadness, spiritual care


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


Understanding childhood mood disorders

September 1, 2016

Understanding childhood mood disorders

By uclahealth uclahealth

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, worthlessness and guilt accompanied by a disinterest in […]

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Tags: adhd, adolescent mental health, antidepressants, antipsychotic medications, bipolar disorder, childhood mood disorders, children's health, david miklowitz, depression, depressive episodes, guilt, major depressive disorder


Resilience training helps pediatric residents cope

June 21, 2016

Resilience training helps pediatric residents cope

By uclahealth uclahealth

  Healthcare providers might not think there us much in common with the United States Navy’s sea, air and land teams, but according to Brenda Bursch, PhD, professor of clinical psychiatry and pediatrics at UCLA, people who work in trauma situations face many of the same challenges as military professionals. “Healthcare careers require a high […]

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Tags: depression, Dr. Brenda Bursch, Dr. Jessica Lloyd, Families OverComing Under Stress (FOCUS) program, FOCUS, high-stress, pediatric residents, sadness, stress, trauma, UCLA Pediatric Residency Resilience Training Program, United States Navy