Guest speakers, researchers and University of California faculty explore mental illness and mental health.
Wisdom: A Tool for Healthy Aging
As we age, physical health declines but people report feeling more satisfied and content. Why is that? Dilip V. Jeste, MD explains that wisdom may be key. This complex trait can be harnessed to increase compassion, aid in self regulation, and much more. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36485]
Making 2021 the Year of Wisdom - Research on Aging
For over two decades, geriatric psychiatrist Dilip Jeste, MD, has led the search for the biological and cognitive roots of wisdom. In this talk, Dr. Jeste reflects on the emerging field of the neurobiology of wisdom, its promise to help alleviate the modern epidemic of loneliness, and ways to nurture and grow this complex trait.
Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36624]
Coping with COVID-19: Mental Health Strategies - Health Talks
Experts from the UC San Diego Department of Psychiatry talk about the impacts of COVID-19 on memtal health. They share tips for managing anxiety in children, the health consequences of negative experiences, suicide prevention, effective mental health treatments, treatment during the pandemic and much more. Series: "UC San Diego Health Talks" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36058]
Climate Psychiatry: The Diverse Challenges of Climate to Mental Health
Climate instability is one of the most urgent public health threats of the 21st Century. Mental health is profoundly impacted by the disruptions associated with climate change. Drs. Robin Cooper and Alex Trope, Department of Psychiatry at UCSF, explore the harm and the affects on mental heath. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 35925]
Got Stress? The Science of Measuring and Improving Meditation
Meditation practices have been adapted to treat mental and physical health conditions. It is not a cure-all, and different people respond in different ways. Helen Weng, UCSF Psychiatry, explores how we understand these processes and measure them from internal practice to external change. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 35929]
Quaranteens: What Do I Do With My Teen?
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused feelings of uncertainty, anxiety, and even anger for teens and tweens, Shelli Kurth and Nicole Assisi share tips on helping them cope. Series: "STEAM: Adding Arts to STEM Education" [Health and Medicine] [Education] [Show ID: 35941]