Illustration (Taylor Leong/Daily Bruin)  Photo (Kevin McKeegan/Daily Bruin)
Illustration (Taylor Leong/Daily Bruin)  Photo (Kevin McKeegan/Daily Bruin)

Sami Emmer-Fink, a first-year theater student who was raised by same-sex parents, said growing up with two moms felt completely normal. (Courtesy of Aimee Hou)
Sami Emmer-Fink, a first-year theater student who was raised by same-sex parents, said growing up with two moms felt completely normal. (Courtesy of Aimee Hou)

The Animal Justice Project protested against animal experimentation in research studies Friday. The protest was a few days before Stop Animal Exploitation Now plans to release documents that allegedly show evidence of animal neglect. (Owen Emerson/Photo assistant editor)
The Animal Justice Project protested against animal experimentation in research studies Friday. The protest was a few days before Stop Animal Exploitation Now plans to release documents that allegedly show evidence of animal neglect. (Owen Emerson/Photo assistant editor)

Julia Orr, an organizer for the Animal Justice Project, has protested UCLA's animal testing practices for the last 10 years. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Julia Orr, an organizer for the Animal Justice Project, has protested UCLA's animal testing practices for the last 10 years. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Student Run Homeless Clinic provides free medical services to homeless individuals in Los Angeles. (Courtesy of Viviana Huang Chen)
The Student Run Homeless Clinic provides free medical services to homeless individuals in Los Angeles. (Courtesy of Viviana Huang Chen)

An assistant researcher helped professor Veronica Santos develop touch sensitive prosthetic hands and arms for UCLA's Biomechatronics Lab. (Emily Cao/Daily Bruin)
An assistant researcher helped professor Veronica Santos develop touch sensitive prosthetic hands and arms for UCLA's Biomechatronics Lab. (Emily Cao/Daily Bruin)

UCLA researchers will conduct a two-year study to determine if peer counseling is useful for students with mental health problems such as PTSD and depression. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA researchers to study success of online mental health therapy

UCLA researchers will study whether peer support increases the effectiveness of online therapy for patients diagnosed with mild depression, stress and anxiety. The two-year study, conducted by the UCLA Office of Campus and Student Resilience, hopes to identify a more effective way of treating patients with mild depression or anxiety, said Elizabeth Gong-Guy, director of the Office of Campus and Student Resilience. Read more...

UCLA researchers will conduct a two-year study to determine if peer counseling is useful for students with mental health problems such as PTSD and depression. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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