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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.

    Coping with COVID-19: Mental Health Strategies - Health Talks

    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]

    • 1 hr
    Climate Psychiatry: The Diverse Challenges of Climate to Mental Health

    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]

    • 59 min
    Got Stress? The Science of Measuring and Improving Meditation

    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]

    • 59 min
    Quaranteens: What Do I Do With My Teen?

    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]

    • 19 min
    Cultural Factors in Psychiatric Care: Focus on Asian Mental Health

    Cultural Factors in Psychiatric Care: Focus on Asian Mental Health

    Dr. Descartes Li explores the ways that culture influences mental health. He looks at the effects of cultural identify and the models of illness. He also explores the stressors and supports and the elements of the relationship with the clinicians and the resulting treatment plan. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 35581]

    • 54 min
    6 Feet Apart - Social Engagement During COVID-19

    6 Feet Apart - Social Engagement During COVID-19

    Social distancing does not mean social isolation. In just a short time, our lives have changed dramatically. The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has challenged us all in different ways to cope, adapt, and grow. To kick off this special series,”6 feet Apart,” UCLA Professor of Psychology and co-leader of the EngageWell Pod, Dr. Ted Robles, talks about how we can stay socially engaged and support each other while we practice social distancing. Series: "LiveWell" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 35857]

    • 28 min

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