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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

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

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" [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" [Show ID: 34117]

Duration:00:05:45

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" [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" [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" [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" [Show ID: 33451]

Duration:00:29:04

Universal Mental Health Coverage -- UC Global Health Day 2018

5/31/2018
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Global health researchers from throughout the University of California system convened for the 2018 UC Global Health Day, featuring keynote speaker Vikram Patel of Harvard Medical School addressing the need for universal mental health coverage, followed by commentary from Janis Jenkins of UC San Diego and Bruce Link of UC Riverside. Series: "UC Global Health Institute" [Show ID: 32915]

Duration:01:17:49

Adapting to the Loss of a Loved One

4/13/2018
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Depression in older adults is under-recognized and under-treated. Sidney Zisook, MD, discusses bereavement and common stages people go through in order to move forward. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Show ID: 33483]

Duration:00:02:49

What is Burnout?

4/6/2018
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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" [Show ID: 33586]

Duration:00:04:09

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

3/30/2018
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Meghan Miller, PhD. Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and MIND Institute. UC Davis Series: "Developmental Disabilities Update" [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 33523]

Duration:00:28:53

Ways to Turn Off Your Fight or Flight Response

3/23/2018
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Jessica Pullins goes over proven methods that help people take control of, and relax, their fight or flight response. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33529]

Duration:00:04:40

Gender Autism and Developmental Disabilities

3/23/2018
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Finn Gratton, Psychotherapist. Series: "Developmental Disabilities Update" [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 33514]

Duration:00:47:05

Mental Health Issues Legal Defense and Developmental Disabilities

3/23/2018
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Kara Chien, JD. Managing Attorney, Mental Health Unit, Office of the Public Defender of San Francisco. Series: "Developmental Disabilities Update" [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 33510]

Duration:00:36:26

Acute Grief: The Initial Response to Bereavement

3/9/2018
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Depression in older adults is under-recognized and under-treated. Sidney Zisook, MD, explores the initial response of bereavement, acute grief. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Show ID: 33482]

Duration:00:05:12

The Human Social Brain: How It Works and How It Goes Awry in Schizophrenia and the General Population

1/8/2018
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Michael Green, neuroscientist and professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at UCLA, has been fascinated with the human brain, behavior and mental illness since his undergraduate days. In particular, his research focuses on schizophrenia, a chronic brain disorder that affects about 1 percent of the population. In this UCLA Faculty Research Lecture, he describes how his lab uses discoveries in psychology and social neuroscience about normal brain functioning to inform his...

Duration:00:57:05

Ketamine: A Remarkable Antidepressant

9/22/2017
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Everyone occasionally feels sad or unhappy but depression is different. David Feifel, MD, PhD joins our host David Granet, MD to discuss successful treatment using the drug ketamine. Series: "Health Matters" [Show ID: 32864]

Duration:00:03:58

What is Depression?

9/15/2017
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Everyone occasionally feels sad or unhappy but depression is different. David Feifel, MD, PhD joins our host David Granet, MD to help define depression. Series: "Health Matters" [Show ID: 32863]

Duration:00:05:17

Symptoms of Psychosis

7/21/2017
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In the U.S.,100,000 young people experience psychosis each year. Kristin Cadenhead, MD, director of the Cognitive Assessment and Risk Evaluation (CARE) Program at UC San Diego joins David Granet, MD to discuss the symptoms that would help get them the care they need. Series: "Health Matters" [Show ID: 32672]

Duration:00:02:44

A Faster Antidepressant: The Molecular and Cellular Possibilities with Abraham Palmer - Health Matters

5/25/2017
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Treating depression can be a slow process. Even after pinpointing the correct medication, it can still take weeks to take effect. Abraham A. Palmer, PhD, Professor and Vice Chair for Basic Research in the Department of Psychiatry at UC San Diego joins our host Dr. David Granet to discuss his work uncovering of the molecular and cellular underpinnings of depression. Dr. Palmer and his team are exploring how inhibiting the Glyoxalase 1 (GLO1) enzyme can reduce signs of depression. He explains...

Duration:00:27:20