behavioral health

Assessment measurement tools help doctors track psychiatric progress in patients

By Chayil Champion • May 16, 2022

Dr. Melissa Brymer reflects back on improvements that have been made since the terrorist attacks 20 years ago

By uclahealth • September 8, 2021

Learn how to help children with special needs adjust to being at home for the start of the school year.

By uclahealth • July 31, 2020

Finding ways to keep a smile on your face

By uclahealth • May 8, 2020

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, children need physical activity to promote healthy growth and development. Playing outdoors fosters higher levels of physical activity than indoor play, which is vital for kids since childhood obesity rates are on the rise. Unfortunately, the average child spends less than 30 minutes of unstructured [...]

By uclahealth • July 11, 2019

There are universal stress points that affect us all. How we respond to these stressors can influence our well-being. Unchecked stress can affect your health and contribute to conditions such as: Headache Acid reflux Muscle pain Depression Sexual dysfunction As your level [...]

By uclahealth • November 19, 2017

You may think that making a long-lasting change, such as eating better or exercising often, is a matter of staying motivated and inspired. But scientific data say otherwise. Motivation and inspiration “are temporary feelings,” says Sean Young, PhD, executive director of the University of California Institute for Prediction [...]

By uclahealth • September 29, 2017