Pediatrics

The Developing Brain, Teenage Mood Dysregulation, and What We Can Do to Help

The Developing Brain, Teenage Mood Dysregulation, and What We Can Do to Help

This lecture by Eva Henje Blom, MD, PhD, is relevant for parents, teachers, therapists and anyone who wants to learn more about cutting-edge neuroscience of the developing brain and teenage depression. Dr Henje Blom has developed a novel treatment model for teenage anxiety, depression and stress, called TARA, “Training for Awareness, Resilience, and Action,” a 12-week group program that is currently being tested at UCSF.

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Vaccinations for Adults and Adolescents: Facts and Fiction

Vaccinations for Adults and Adolescents: Facts and Fiction

Vaccines are an important part of personal and public health. While vaccines for infants and young children are critical, immunizations also affect the health of adolescents and adults. Dr. Lisa Winston, Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, explores many of the new vaccines recommended for adolescents and adults and the updated recommendations for older vaccines. She also address some of the common misconceptions about vaccines and vaccine safety.