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An international group that includes researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine has identified 124 genetic variants associated with a person’s willingness to take risks, as r ...
Moderate to severe loneliness can persist across adult lifespans, but UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers found it is particularly acute in three age periods: late-20s, mid-50s and late-80s. W ...
Researchers find that patients with severe, refractory schizophrenia benefit from targeted cognitive therapy, improving auditory and verbal outcomes and the way they process information.
UC San Diego Health is proud to announce it has earned ClearHealth Quality Institute (CHQI) accreditation for telemedicine. CHQI is an independent health care accrediting body that offers the only tel ...

Recent Announcements & Recognitions

Dr. Lew Judd
From Igor Grant, MD, Department Chair: With great sadness I want to share that Lew Judd, our Chair from 1977 to 2013, passed away on December 16, 2018. We will celebrate his incredible contributions, not just to our Department, School, and University, but the field of Mental Health internationally in the new year. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to one of the following: The Department of Psychiatry Lewis L. Judd Recognition Fund or the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Here are links to the NAMI national office and the NAMI San Diego chapter. Please join me in wishing our sincere condolences to Professor Patricia Judd and family.

Read the New York Times obituary.
Read the Union Tribune obituary.
Read the Washington Post obituary.

Lisa Eyler, Ph.D.Congratulations to Lisa Eyler, Ph.D. on being selected for a UCSD 2018 Inclusive Excellence Award!

Greg Light, Ph.D.Congratulations to Greg Light, Ph.D. and his team on being listed among Brain and Behavior Research Foundation's "Greatest Research Achievement of 2018" for their improvements working with schizophrenia patients using a computerized cognitive training method called TCT! See article here.

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