Psychiatry

Ways to Remain in Good Physical & Mental Health

By uclahealth • March 27, 2020

Tips to Alleviate Stress During a Pandemic

By uclahealth • March 18, 2020

Deaths of polarizing figures in our society yield moments of grief, reflection, and unity

By uclahealth • February 24, 2020

The outpouring of grief from all corners of the United States following the death in January of retired basketball star Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven other people likely wasn’t just about the loss of these nine people, say UCLA experts in loss and bereavement. For some people, the [...]

By uclahealth • February 5, 2020

“This isn’t just a walk, it’s a community and a fight against mental illness and the stigmas attached,” says Grace Florentin, a nurse educator participating in the NAMI Walk for the sixth year. Walking with Grace is Jamie Chazen, a mental health practitioner. Jamie says, “It’s great to see all [...]

By uclahealth • June 24, 2019
“We volunteered at the Pride fair last night and handed out a lot of swag at the UCLA Health booth,” says Dr. Natalia Ramos, pictured right, a child psychiatrist within the UCLA Department of Child [...]
By uclahealth • June 14, 2018
    Alzheimer’s disease is the much-feared, most common cause of memory problems in the elderly. Sometimes, however, memory problems are caused by something else entirely, including conditions that can be treated if diagnosed, according [...]
By Leigh Hopper • June 7, 2018
Family and professional caregivers are key to ensuring that people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia live safely, comfortably and with dignity. Given the nation’s rapidly aging population, more people in the coming years will develop Alzheimer’s and dementia with the memory loss, agitation, behavior changes [...]
By Enrique Rivero • June 6, 2018
Dr Zev Weiner is a psychiatrist who works with cancer patients. He is a rare combination of humble and brilliant. I find Dr weiner to be a rare doctor who truly cares and wishes to help. He is wise, responsive and gentle. I am [...]
By Not TOO Crazy • March 28, 2018
Dear Doctors: It's been two weeks since our son was born, and my wife seems to be having a hard time. She cries easily and has a lot of anxiety. Is this just baby blues, like my mother says, or is it postpartum depression? Dr. [...]
By Ask the Doctors • March 15, 2018