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Guest speakers, researchers and University of California faculty explore mental illness and mental health.

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Guest speakers, researchers and University of California faculty explore mental illness and mental health.

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    Cultivating Emotion Awareness and Fierce Compassion

    Cultivating Emotion Awareness and Fierce Compassion

    Eve Ekman is a contemplative social scientist and teacher in the field of emotional awareness and burnout prevention. She discusses how to develop emotion awareness and enact compassion. She also addresses the issue of burnout and things to do to manage emotions and their power. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36875]

    • 1 hr 17 min
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    Bringing Willingness and Values to Challenging Times

    Bringing Willingness and Values to Challenging Times

    Dr. Walter E. B. Sipe, UCSF Psychiatry and Pediatrics, explores acceptance and commitment therapy that allows for creating a rich, full, and meaningful life while accepting the pain that inevitably goes with it. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36872]

    • 29 min
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    Scientifically Proven Strategies of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): Empowering Parents with Knowledge and Tools to Effectively Manage Anxiety in the Family

    Scientifically Proven Strategies of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): Empowering Parents with Knowledge and Tools to Effectively Manage Anxiety in the Family

    When a child does not outgrow the fears and worries that are typical in young children, or when there are so many fears and worries that they interfere with school, home, or play activities, the child may be diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. Bridget Walker, PhD, a clinical psychologist specializing in treating anxiety and associated disorders, discusses the signs of anxiety, the triggers that cause anxiety and suggestions for parents to help their children. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36871]

    • 1 hr 11 min
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    Free Your Wandering Mind with Mindfulness

    Free Your Wandering Mind with Mindfulness

    Dr. Stuart Eisendrath, UCSF Professor Emeritus in Psychiatry, explores the psychology behind both anxiety and depression as well as how mindfulness can help to tackle these issues. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Humanities] [Show ID: 36943]

    • 3 min
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    Wisdom: A Tool for Healthy Aging

    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]

    • 5 min
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    Making 2021 the Year of Wisdom - Research on Aging

    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]

    • 1 hr 21 min

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