Based on research in the California Health Interview Survey, UCLA researchers found the trend was especially pronounced among young adults.
New research shows Californians who are in good health with little mental distress are more likely to consistently vote in local and national elections.
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.
UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital has launched an innovative project to support the emotional needs of children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A UCLA health policy brief recommends the expansion of Proposition 63 programs and services to address the unmet needs.
The former Bruins basketball player has committed $500,000 through his foundation — matched by a $500,000 UCLA Centennial Term Chair Match.
With help from Beyoncé and the BeyGOOD initiative, UCLA tools are online.
Priscilla Stephanie Molina’s family inspired her success at UCLA and her plans to become a psychiatrist, so underserved communities receive culturally sensitive care.
Researchers also found that cognitive behavior therapy was the most effective approach for boosting the immune system.
The work of Shelley Taylor and her colleague Susan Fiske has changed the study of how people think about themselves and the social world.
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.
UCLA-led study of Armenian earthquake survivors finds that effects of psychotherapy for adolescents continued into adulthood.
Director of the UCLA Anxiety and Depression Research Center will deliver the 128th Faculty Research Lecture at UCLA on Feb. 19.
A UCLA-led study finds the practice effective and comparable to monitoring by physicians.
The UCLA-led team found that chronic opioid use increased the susceptibility to developing anxiety disorders.
At a Zócalo/UCLA event in Washington, D.C., experts discussed how technology will uncover the causes of the disease and offer new therapies.
Research shows that certain gut bacteria can respond to serotonin and drugs that influence serotonin, like anti-depressants. The biologists call this a unique form of communication between bacteria and cells.
Their findings could lead to new methods to get the body's repair enzyme to work better.
The findings suggest that such programs are a promising approach toward improving the psychological health of patients and caregivers.
Research brief: The experience of the Veterans Health Administration may inform other health systems aiming to improve care delivery.
Research brief: The study, involving more than 500 people, was nearly 10 times the size of any previous study of 22q11.2 deletion syndrome.
Programs on mindfulness — the practice of using meditation to tap into emotions, thoughts and sensations — also may be beneficial for stress relief.
Study by UCLA nursing faculty shows gardening had therapeutic effects for psychiatric patients.
The brain cells, called astrocytes, previously thought to provide mainly nourishment and housekeeping functions for neurons, may help regulate the disorders, a UCLA study suggests.