Archive Tag: Research

Interleukin 6 is one of the inflammatory molecules in the blood associated with depression.
Ramin Herati

Depression doesn’t look the same among all individuals that live with depression. Some people have a type of depression that is resistant to medication and more difficult to treat. Researchers at UCLA have shown that individuals with higher levels of inflammation and treatment resistant depression may benefit from Read more

Water flowing through the Los Angeles River in downtown Los Angeles
Alexandria Choy/ UCLA

On February 28, 2018, UCLA released a new water report that shows that if Los Angeles captures more local stormwater, increases its use of recycled water, steps up conservation measures, and cleans up groundwater then it could meet the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge’s goal of 100-percent locally sourced water. Read more

Researchers Adriana Galván, left, and Sarah Tashjian studied activity in two key regions of the brain’s reward system: the nucleus accumbens and the medial prefrontal cortex.
Reed Hutchinson/UCLA

In the aftermath of the 2016 election, certain individuals that were disturbed by the election have suffered from symptoms of depression, while others that were equally disturbed by the election result have not experienced symptoms of depression. Senior Author Adriana Galván, Read more

UCLA researchers are the first to examine Healthy Minds Study results by looking at variations across different colleges and universities that participate in the national survey.

Under the leadership of UCLA sociology professor S. Michael Gaddis, researchers have examined data about mental health services and stigma from campuses across the country. The data was collected via the Healthy Minds Study, an online survey conducted annually that Read more