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

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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English


Episodes

Exploring Physical and Emotional Dimensions of Pain and Loss: The Power of the Mind-Body Connection

6/4/2019
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Selena Chan, DO, takes you through a brief history of treating mental health from the stone age to today. She then looks at psychiatry today and how we are at a time when behavioral medicine is uniquely situated to bridge biomedicine and an array of healing modalities. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34526]

Duration:01:25:00

Herbal Allies for Emotional Distress

5/27/2019
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We have come so far in understanding the brain, yet we are often perplexed by our emotions. Geronima Cortese gives an brief history of herbalism and how it is practiced today. She explores the herbal approach from diagnosis to treatment. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34525]

Duration:00:56:52

Listening to One's Deepest Self: Opening to Transpersonal Dimensions of Healing

5/23/2019
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David Lukoff, PhD, explores transpersonal psychology, the study of human growth and development from a perspective of spirituality and the inner soul. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34524]

Duration:01:25:42

The Alchemy of Healing: The Pathways to Emotional and Spiritual Flourishing in the Classical Chinese Medicine Tradition

5/14/2019
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Dr. James Duffy, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCSF, explores classical Daoist Chinese medicine. This traditional knowledge spans centuries and is a highly sophisticated system that offers an alternative for health care needs. Duffy is an integrative psychiatrist interested in integrative approaches to mental healthcare that includes evidence-based and whole-system (i.e. classical Chinese medicine) approaches. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID:...

Duration:01:27:14

A Shamanic Journey: MDMA-assisted Psychotherapy to Guide Recovery from Trauma

5/9/2019
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MDMA is known for increasing feelings of trust and compassion towards others, which could make an ideal adjunct to psychotherapy for PTSD. Dr. Sylver Quevedo, Physician of Nephrology, Integrative, Family, and Internal Medicine at UCSF, explores whether MDMA-assisted psychotherapy can help heal the psychological and emotional damage caused by trauma. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34522]

Duration:01:24:19

The Mandala of Healing: Moving Toward a Whole Person Paradigm in Mental Healthcare

4/30/2019
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In modern-day culture, often divested from elements of a balanced life, emotional wellness can be elusive. Dr. Sudha Prathikanti explores integrative psychiatry, a healing approach that uses both conventional and complementary/alternative medicine to understand and treat psychiatric conditions. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34521]

Duration:01:22:37

Pharmacotherapy for Anxiety and Stress-Related Behavior Dysregulation in Neurodevelopmental Disorders

4/10/2019
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Eva C. Ihle, MD, PhD, UCSF Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics Series: "Developmental Disabilities Update" [Health and Medicine] [Education] [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 34666]

Duration:00:46:36

Put Down the Phone Allow Yourself Some Boredom

4/6/2019
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Sherry Turkle is concerned with how dependence on smartphones affects maturation. Turkle, the Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology at MIT, advocates for the integration of boredom and solitude in daily life. Series: "Excerpts" [Health and Medicine] [Humanities] [Show ID: 34651]

Duration:00:03:00

Embrace Solitude and Connect with Other People

3/16/2019
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Being okay with solitude improves your relationships. Sherry Turkle discusses identity and relationships with the following idea in mind: if you do not learn how to be alone you will only know how to be lonely. Series: "Excerpts" [Health and Medicine] [Humanities] [Show ID: 34650]

Duration:00:02:49

Scott Norris: Coping with Illness

11/28/2018
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Scott Norris, a 1988 psychology graduate, returned to UCSB to talk to Professor David Sherman's class about his experience coping with illness. Norris had a cancerous brain tumor removed in 1999. This first hand account added to the learning on stress and coping taught by Sherman. Series: "Voices" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 15400]

Duration:00:29:29

Removing Stigmatizing Language from Psychiatry

11/15/2018
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Soraya Azari, MD discusses the removal of stigmatizing language from the latest Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34250]

Duration:00:02:09

Signs of Depression

10/17/2018
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Depression in older adults is under-recognized and under-treated. Sidney Zisook, MD shares the warning signs. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34116]

Duration:00:02:26

Mental Health Treatment for the Elderly: Challenges and Adaptations

10/10/2018
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Depression in older adults is under-recognized and under-treated. Sidney Zisook, MD brings to light the challenges in getting the elderly to seek psychotherapy. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34117]

Duration:00:05:45

What is Burnout?

9/18/2018
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Beating burnout is hard under the best circumstances but even harder when things happen. Here, Dr. Larissa Thomas describes the characteristics of burnout. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 33586]

Duration:00:04:09

Siblings of Children with Autism and Other Select Research Topics from the MIND Institute

8/22/2018
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Meghan Miller, PhD. Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and MIND Institute. UC Davis Series: "Developmental Disabilities Update" [Health and Medicine] [Education] [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 33523]

Duration:00:28:53

Mental Health Issues Legal Defense and Developmental Disabilities

8/15/2018
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Kara Chien, JD. Managing Attorney, Mental Health Unit, Office of the Public Defender of San Francisco. Series: "Developmental Disabilities Update" [Health and Medicine] [Education] [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 33510]

Duration:00:36:26

Illness Identity and Suffering

7/12/2018
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Rev. Denah Joseph, Chaplain and Associate Director UCSF Palliative Care Service, discusses the psychology of suffering when serious illness or loss occurs. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 33866]

Duration:00:04:59

Just Say No to Multitasking

6/19/2018
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We all multitask but how does that affect productivity? Brad Stulberg discusses a study that assesses performance of multitaskers. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 33818]

Duration:00:01:58

Smartphone Apps Work Like Slot Machines

6/18/2018
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There is a familiar design to many smartphone apps. Brad Stulberg discusses the similarities between slot machines and smartphone apps and its consequences. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Science] [Show ID: 33817]

Duration:00:02:39

Peak Performance: A Psychobiological Exploration of Sustainable Success - Cycling to Health

5/31/2018
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Brad Stulberg explores how to sustain peak performance and avoid burnout. Stulberg argues that this means physical and mental preparation. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 33451]

Duration:00:29:04