Faculty with the Depression Grand Challenge have created a system for managing mental health that they hope can be scaled and customized.
Can drugs like psilocybin and ecstasy effectively treat depression, addiction and other conditions? UCLA researchers are working to find out.
The seven-year study, led by UCLA psychologists, tracked mothers and their offspring from preconception until the children were 5 years old.
Researchers from the Depression Grand Challenge are collaborating with Apple to measure factors like sleep and activity to understand how they affect symptoms of the disorder.
Researchers also found that cognitive behavior therapy was the most effective approach for boosting the immune system.
BeyGOOD, an initiative founded by Beyoncé, and UCLA offer COVID-19 online toolkit for mental wellness
This first offering of UCLA’s STAND Together During COVID-19 website provides self-care strategies based on research-backed cognitive behavioral therapy principles.
Depression has many faces, and — through its Grand Challenge — UCLA is learning to recognize them all.
Director of the UCLA Anxiety and Depression Research Center will deliver the 128th Faculty Research Lecture at UCLA on Feb. 19.
At a Zócalo/UCLA event in Washington, D.C., experts discussed how technology will uncover the causes of the disease and offer new therapies.
Flint has been named a fellow of the society, a prestigious academy that includes some of the world’s most eminent scientists.
Team members are using social media, reaching out to friends and family, and doing outreach around campus to share information about the effort and ask for their support.
Smoking, obesity, limited physical activity and a less healthy diet are among factors that strongly predict the likelihood of depression. That likelihood increases with each additional risk factor a person possesses.
In places where UCLA researchers found higher levels of stigma, students were more likely to report they seek treatment from a religious group or a religious leader.
The screenings are an important part of the Depression Grand Challenge, which was launched by UCLA in 2015 to reduce the burden of depression worldwide.
The scientists identified factors that can set the stage for disorders like schizophrenia, depression and ADHD that appear later in life.
UCLA Chancellor Gene Block and other experts on a Zócalo/UCLA panel shared new directions researchers are exploring and emphasized the importance of open communication.
A UCLA Nursing study found that combining education and entertainment helped encourage patients to seek therapy.
The voluntary service announced by Chancellor Gene Block will eventually be made available to the entire campus community, including those receiving care through UCLA Health.
The Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior is one of a handful of hospitals and clinics nationwide that offer a treatment that works in a fundamentally different way than drugs.
UCLA-led study showed also that preventive antidepressants didn’t affect risk of postpartum depression in pregnant women with previous history of major depressive disorder.
The team launching the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge is inviting non-represented staff members to participate in a groundbreaking, campuswide initiative aimed at understanding, preventing and treating depression.
UCLA scientists have already established national and international collaborations, begun a series of studies and implemented a program that screens and treats students for depression.
A study by UCLA researchers found that a noninvasive method can help to determine whether an individual will enter remission after just one week of medical treatment.
Gaining a better understanding the risks and benefits of antidepressant strategies in older adults could improve the quality of life of seniors.