'The things that make them vulnerable are where they stand socially and where they stand developmentally,' says UCLA Health's Dr. Carl Fleisher
'It's not just about the health care system, but the whole range of factors in a community and in society that are important for young people’s mental health,’ says UCLA Health researcher Dr. Daniel Eisenberg
UCLA Health researchers explore gun ownership and attitudes in understudied California populations
The second leading cause of death among the youth
Psychologists know a human’s need for interaction is fundamental, so it’s no surprise that feeling lonely also has significant health consequences.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released alarming statistics — the rates of suicide have risen significantly in 40 out of 50 states. California, for example, saw an increase greater than 14 percent from 1999 to 2016. What is contributing to the rise in suicide rates? “We [...]
You hate your nose even though your friends tell you that it looks normal, even attractive. You check mirrors and feel shame for being vain. You may even suspect the problem is psychological, but you think that your best solution is to [...]
Say what you want about the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” – you’ll have plenty of company regardless – but if you’re the parent of a teenager, the show should provide a pop culture wake-up call about teen [...]