Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Mental Health)

2019
December
05,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Sitting down to a holiday season meal with friends and family can be fun, but it can also be a recipe for disaster if it serves up political opinions, invasive questions and family gossip. This time of year can be stressful, and the recent impeach...
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June
19,
2019
| 03:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Hollywood Reporter recently published a guest column co-written by Rebecca Hedrick, MD, a psychiatrist at Cedars-Sinai, and Brian Yorkey, creator and executive producer for the popular Netflix series13 Reasons Why, based on the best-selling novel...
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May
19,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
KTLA Channel 5 News recently interviewed Cedars-Sinai patient and comedian Angelina Spicer about her bout with postpartum depression. Spicer sought help and eventually worked her story into her stand-up routine. And now, the successful comic is us...
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2018
September
13,
2018
| 06:39 PM America/Los_Angeles
CBS Newspath reporter Chris Martinez recently interviewed Joseph Tu, MD, a pain specialist with the Cedars-Sinai Medical Group, for a story about how suffering chronic pain can be a risk factor for suicide. The CBS report zeroed in on a paper publ...
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August
01,
2018
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
In its fourth year of awarding grants to community organizations that work to strengthen the social safety net in Los Angeles, Cedars-Sinai is donating $5.9 million to programs that address the physical and behavioral health needs of Los Angeles' mos...
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May
07,
2018
| 09:28 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai investigators, led by Waguih William IsHak, MD,FAPA, professor of Psychiatry and vice chairman for Education and Research, have been awarded $2.6 million to study and compare evidence-based approaches for treating depression in people wi...
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May
03,
2018
| 07:05 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai investigators are examining the risk factors associated with mental health issues experienced by many women after giving birth. "Maternal mental health has long been undervalued," said Sarah J. Kilpatrick, MD, PhD, chair of the Cedars...
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