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Why the mirror lies Everyone checks themselves in the mirror now and then, but that experience can be horrifying for individuals suffering from body dysmorphic disorder, or BDD, a psychiatric condition that causes t... (1 Feb 10) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, The UCLA Eating Disorder and Body Dysmorphic Disorder Research Program, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences 5 years 16 weeks ago
World's largest DNA scan for autism uncovers new gene variant for disorder UCLA scientists, in partnership with 30 research institutions across the country, have identified a new gene variant that is highly common in autistic children. And when researchers scrutinized the ac... (28 Apr 09) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Center for Autism Research & Treatment 6 years 4 weeks ago
World-class Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center opens for patient care Built to meet the community's evolving health care needs with compassionate care and pioneering medical research for decades to come, UCLA's new state-of-the-art Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center open... (30 Jun 08) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 6 years 47 weeks ago
Worldwide scan of autism genetic links The first results from a scan of the world's largest collection of DNA samples from families affected by autism point to two new genetic links that may predispose people to the brain disorder. The stu... (20 Feb 07) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Center for Autism Research & Treatment 8 years 14 weeks ago
Yoga reduces stress; now it’s known why Six months ago, researchers at UCLA published a study that showed using a specific type of yoga to engage in a brief, simple daily meditation reduced the stress levels of people who care for those str... (24 Jul 12) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 2 years 44 weeks ago