bipolar disorder

Decades of studies have found a link between the composition of the gut microbiome and CNS functions such as mood, cognition and mental health

By Ask the Doctors • March 30, 2022

The causes behind inexplicable mood changes

By uclahealth • September 29, 2020

An estimated 43 million Americans – or 18 percent of the population – live with a mental illness, and many of them are facing it in secret. Some are even too ashamed to seek out the treatment that could help them. “Stigma [around mental illness] is shrinking, but [...]

By uclahealth • October 4, 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