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Department of Psychiatry in the News

11/24/2020
American Association for the Advancement of Science honors the contributions of UC San Diego leaders in astrophysics, research advocacy, organic chemistry, psychiatry and geophysics.
11/12/2020
UC San Diego was the first university in California to connect 40,000 student health records to the electronic health record platform of its top-ranked academic medical center, UC San Diego Health. Th ...
11/11/2020
U.S. News & World Report

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD, and Tanya Nguyen, PhD

11/10/2020
Seeking to develop effective interventions, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine examined the psychological and environmental factors that lead to patterns of lonelines ...
11/2/2020
San Diego Business Journal

​Features Desiree Shapiro, MD

11/2/2020
Times of San Diego

​Authored by Dilip Jeste, MD

10/26/2020
Science Blog

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

10/26/2020
Psychology Today

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

10/26/2020
Washington Post

​Features Judy Davidson, DNP, RN

10/22/2020
In a recent study, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found a seventh component of wisdom: spirituality.
10/21/2020
Patch

​Cites research by Dilip Jeste, MD

10/20/2020
Atlanta Journal Constitution

​Features Christopher Kaufmann, PhD, Kevin Yang, medical student, and Alison Moore, MD

10/20/2020
Healthline

​Features Davey Smith, MD

10/14/2020
Times of San Diego

​Co-authored by Lisa Delano-Wood, PhD

10/13/2020
Medscape

​Features Lisa Delano-Wood, PhD

10/12/2020
Consumer Reports

​Features Christopher Kaufmann, PhD, Kevin Yang, med student, and Alison Moore, MD

10/12/2020
U.S. News & World Report

​Features Karen Pierce, PhD

10/12/2020
Coronado Eagle & Journal

​Features Katherine Nguyen Williams, PhD

10/7/2020
UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers report that older adults are increasingly using cannabis to treat a variety of common health conditions, including pain, sleep disturbances and psychiatric ...
10/5/2020
San Diego Union Tribune

​Authored by Wael Al-Delaimy, MD, PhD

10/5/2020
San Diego 7

​Features Sonya Norman, PhD

10/1/2020
Science Times

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD, and David Brenner, MD, vice chancellor, UC San Diego Health Sciences

10/1/2020
Sify

​Features Hector Gonzalez, PhD, and Ariana Stickel, PhD

10/1/2020
Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine and University of Rome La Sapienza examined middle-aged and older adults in San Diego and Cilento, Italy and found loneliness and wisdom had a strong neg ...
9/30/2020
Subtle differences in cognition may help identify individuals at risk for becoming dependent years later upon others to complete daily activities, such as managing medications or finances and other es ...
9/28/2020
New Atlas

​Features Ellen Lee, MD, Varsha Badal, PhD, and Dilip Jeste, MD

9/28/2020
The Scientist

​Features Abraham Palmer, PhD

9/28/2020
Parade

​Cites research by John Pierce, PhD (Emeritus), and Karen Messer, PhD

9/28/2020
The Observer

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

9/24/2020
A team led by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine has used artificial intelligence technologies to analyze natural language patterns to discern degrees of loneliness i ...
9/22/2020
High Times

​Cites research at UC San Diego School of Medicine

9/14/2020
Pharmacy Times

​Features Lisa Delano-Wood, PhD, and Alexandra Weigand, grad student

9/7/2020
U.S. News & World Report

​Features Lisa Delano-Wood, PhD, and Alexandra Weigand, graduate student

9/7/2020
Jerusalem Post

​Cites research by John Pierce, PhD (Emeritus), and Karen Messer, PhD

9/4/2020
UC San Diego researchers report that a class of drugs used for a broad array of conditions, from allergies and colds to hypertension and urinary incontinence, may be associated with an increased risk ...
9/2/2020
NewScientist

​Features John Pierce, PhD (Emeritus), and Karen Messer, PhD

9/2/2020
Two UC San Diego School of Medicine-led analyses report that e-cigarettes are not effective in helping adults to quit smoking.
9/1/2020
New York Daily News

​Features John Ayers, PhD

8/31/2020
San Diego Union Tribune

​Authored by David Folsom, MD, and William Perry, PhD

8/24/2020
Denver Post

​Features UC San Diego School of Medicine

8/12/2020
Medscape

​Features Ruben Abagyan, PhD

8/5/2020
Neuroscience News

​Features Maksim Bazhenov, PhD

8/5/2020
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Center for Medical Cannabis Research

8/3/2020
U.S News & World Report

​Features Ruben Abagyan, PhD

7/30/2020
CNN

​Features Ruben Abagyan, PhD

7/30/2020
Zafiris J. “Jeff” Daskalakis, MD, PhD, has been named chair of the Department of Psychiatry at University of California San Diego School of Medicine.
7/30/2020
By analyzing the FDA database of adverse drug effects, UC San Diego researchers discovered that people who received Botox injections — not just in the forehead — reported depression significantly less ...
7/28/2020
New York Times

​Cites research at UC San Diego School of Medicine

7/27/2020
La Jolla Light

​Features Laura Crotty Alexander, MD

7/21/2020
Inverse

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

7/21/2020
Becker's Hospital Review

​Features UC San Diego Health

7/20/2020
The Medical News

​Features Borsika Rabin, PhD, MPH, PharmD, Gregory Aarons, PhD, Lauren Brookman-Frazee, PhD, and Nicole Stadnick, PhD, MP ...

7/16/2020
New UC San Diego Dissemination and Implementation Science Center provides researchers and practitioners with the training, technical assistance, mentoring and resources needed to implement their findi ...
7/15/2020
ScienceBlog

​Features Doris Trauner, MD

7/14/2020
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine are recruiting eligible children between the ages of seven and fourteen years for a Phase III clinical trial to determine whether c ...
7/13/2020
U.S. News & World Report

​Cites research by Peter Davidson, PhD

7/8/2020
Best Life

​Features Mounir Soliman, MD, and Tahir Bhatti, MD

6/29/2020
Medscape

​Features Christine Moutier, MD

6/29/2020
Medscape

​Features William Perry, PhD, and David Bazzo, MD

6/16/2020
AARP

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

6/15/2020
The Medical News

​Features William Kremen, PhD, and Carol Franz, PhD

6/15/2020
Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues elsewhere, will receive almost $19 million over five years for the fourth phase of the Vietnam Era Twin Study of Aging, which investigat ...
6/8/2020
BBC

​Features Bonnie Kaiser, MPH, PhD

5/25/2020
New York Times

​Features Marlene Millen, MD, and William Sieber, PhD

5/25/2020
Der Spiegel

​Features Ellen Lee, MD

5/14/2020
Medium

​Features Emily Troyer, MD, Jordan Kohn, PhD, and Suzi Hong, PhD

5/11/2020
U.S. News & World Report

​Features Judy Davidson, DNP, RN

5/11/2020
New York Times

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

5/11/2020
School Library Journal

​Features Kristen Jezior, PhD

5/5/2020
Science Blog

​Features Raeanne Moore, PhD

5/5/2020
With website, UC San Diego School of Medicine scientists will monitor health and well-being during and after pandemic.
5/4/2020
FreeThink

​Features Raeanne Moore, PhD

4/29/2020
For San Diegans struggling with hoarding disorder, one-of-a-kind CREST clinic provides hope; COVID-19 puts it at risk.
4/28/2020
Times of San Diego

​Authored by Suzie Hong, PhD

4/27/2020
Leafly

​Features Kevin Yang, MD

4/27/2020
Antibiotic treatment — which depletes gut microbes — drastically changes the parts of a rat’s brain that are activated during opioid addiction and withdrawal.
4/20/2020
The Hospitalist

​Features Katherine Nguyen Williams, PhD

4/20/2020
San Diego Union Tribune

​Authored by David Folsom, MD, and William Perry, PhD

4/20/2020
KPBS

​Features Suzi Hong, PhD, and Emily Troyer, MD

4/14/2020
Neuroscience News

​Features Suzi Hong, PhD, Emily Troyer, MD, and Jordan Kohn, PhD

4/14/2020
Researchers suggest that in the aftermath of the novel coronavirus pandemic, a host of neuropsychiatric challenges may remain — or emerge — for those recovering from COVID-19 infections.
4/6/2020
MedIndia

​Features Edward Koo, MD

4/6/2020
Psychology Today

​Authored by Katherine Nguyen Williams, PhD

4/6/2020
10News

​Features David Folsom, MD

4/6/2020
San Diego Tribune

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

4/6/2020
Voice of San Diego

​Features Katherine Nguyen Williams, PhD

3/12/2020
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have discovered differences in brain circuitry that contribute to starvation and weight loss in people with anorexia nervosa.
3/9/2020
Health-24

​Features Judy Davidson, DNP, RN, and Sidney Zisook, MD

3/9/2020
U.S. News & World Report

​Features Sarah Banks, PhD, and Erin Sundermann, PhD

3/2/2020
U.S. News & World Report

​Features Gabriel Schnickel, MD, MPH

2/27/2020
ABC Cleveland

​Features Elise Phelan, RN, and Judy Davidson, DNP, RN

2/26/2020
U.S. News & World Report

​Features Jeffrey Shih, MD

2/25/2020
U.S. News & World Report

​Features Gabriel Schnickel, MD, MPH

2/17/2020
ScienceDaily

​Features Jeremy Elman, PhD, and William Kremen, PhD

2/17/2020
Medpage Today

​Features Judy Davidson, RN, DNP, and Rachael Accardi, LMFT

2/17/2020
Medpage Today

​Features Rachael Accardi, LMFT, and Judy Davidson, RN, DNP

2/17/2020
The Medical News

​Features Jonathan Sebat, PhD, Danny Antaki, postdoctoral scholar, Joseph Gleeson, MD, and Martin Breuss, project scientist

2/13/2020
Next Avenue

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

2/13/2020
A novel research study by UC San Diego researchers will determine whether testing stored blood drops, recorded at birth, for 1,000 different molecules and chemicals can help predict autism risk years ...
2/10/2020
Medium

​Features Tiffany Brown, PhD

2/5/2020
The Medical News

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD, and Danielle Glorioso, LCSW

2/5/2020
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, in collaboration with Mather Institute, developed a method to enhance resilience and reduce subjective stress in residents living ...
2/4/2020
Becker's Hospital Review

​Features Judy Davidson, DNP, RN, Sidney Zisook, MD, and Rachael Accardi, LMFT, HEAR therapist

2/4/2020
U.S. News & World Report

​Features John Ayers, PhD, and Alicia Nobles, PhD

2/4/2020
Medium

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

2/3/2020
U.S. News & World Report

​Features Alicia Nobles, PhD

2/3/2020
In the first national study of its size, researchers at UC San Diego have found that nurses are at higher risk of suicide than the general population. Results were published in the February edition of ...
1/28/2020
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Patty Maysent, CEO

1/27/2020
Science Blog

​Features Giordano de Guglielmo, PharmD, PhD, and Marsida Kallupi, PharmD, PhD

1/27/2020
Newsmax Health

​Cites research by Murray Stein, MD, MPH

1/27/2020
The Charlotte Observer

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

1/27/2020
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features UC San Diego Health

1/14/2020
Chicagto Tribune

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD, and Alejandra Paredes, PhD

1/14/2020
Using novel imaging technologies, researchers produce first whole-brain atlas at single-cell resolution, revealing how alcohol addiction and abstinence remodel neural physiology and function in mice.
1/13/2020
The Medical News

​Features Joseph Califano, III, MD

1/13/2020
U.S. News & Work Report

​Features Murray Stein, MD, MPH

1/10/2020
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found the main characteristics of loneliness in a senior housing community and the strategies residents use to overcome it.
1/6/2020
GEN

​Features Jonathan Sebat, PhD, Joseph Gleeson, MD, and Martin Breuss, PhD

1/6/2020
CNN

​Features Thomas Marcotte, PhD

1/6/2020
POZ

​Features UC San Diego School of Medicine

1/6/2020
Psych Central

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

1/6/2020
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features UC San Diego Health

12/18/2019
KPBS

​Features Richard Clark, MD

12/17/2019
Medical Xpress

​Features Karen Pierce, PhD, and Eric Courchesne, PhD

12/16/2019
Spectrum News

​Features Robert Naviaux, MD, PhD

12/10/2019
U.S. News & World Report

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

12/10/2019
A recent study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that the presence of and search for meaning in life are important for health and well-being, though the rel ...
12/9/2019
Psychology Today

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

12/2/2019
UC San Diego Health is the first hospital in San Diego to join the Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative and be recognized as Committed to Care Excellence by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement ...
11/25/2019
UPI

​Features James Murphy, MD, and Lucas Vitzthum, MD, resident physician

11/20/2019
Next Avenue

​Features Erin Sundermann, PhD

11/18/2019
Med India

​Features Inge Holtman, PhD, Christopher Glass, MD, PhD, Nicole Coufal, MD, PhD, and Alexi Nott, PhD

11/18/2019
Women's Health

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

11/18/2019
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health

11/15/2019
Medical Xpress

​Features Atul Malhotra, MD, Laura Crotty Alexander, MD, and Wael Al-Delaimy, MD, PhD

11/12/2019
The Medical News

​Features Biren Kamdar, MD

11/11/2019
Healthline

​Features Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research

11/6/2019
KUSI

​Features Robert Rissman, PhD

11/5/2019
The Seattle Times

​Features Mallory Loflin, PhD

11/5/2019
KUSI

​Features Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH

11/4/2019
Psychology Today

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

11/4/2019
Family Circle

​Features Jay Giedd, MD

10/31/2019
Spectrum News

​Features Eric Courchesne, PhD

10/30/2019
SF Weekly

​Cites research at UC San Diego School of Medicine

10/28/2019
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Patty Maysent, CEO

10/23/2019
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Eric Leas, MPH, PhD, John Ayers, PhD, and Mark Wallace, MD

10/21/2019
RNZ: Sunday Morning

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

10/21/2019
Times of San Diego

​Authored by Nathan Painter, PharmD

10/16/2019
New York Times

​Features Mallory Loflin, PhD

10/15/2019
U.S. News & World Report

​Features Catherine Ayers, PhD Debbie Lynn, community health rep, and Phillip Salas, clinical social worker

10/14/2019
The Medical News

​Features Igor Grant, MD, Kristin Cadenhead, MD, Mariana Cherner, PhD, Giordano de Guglielmo, PhD, and Emily Gray, MD

10/14/2019
Psych Central

​Features Caroline Nievergelt, PhD

10/14/2019
Reuters

​Features Linda McEvoy, PhD

10/10/2019
The Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research at University of California San Diego School of Medicine announces $3 million in research grants to explore new applications of cannabis for a number of nove ...
10/9/2019
U.S. News & World Report

​Features Erin Sundermann, PhD

10/8/2019
In the largest and most diverse genetic study of PTSD to date, scientists from UC San Diego School of Medicine and more than 130 institutions in the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium found that genetics ...
9/24/2019
Managed Care Magazine

​Features Erin Sundermann, PhD

9/17/2019
London Free Press

​Features Igor Grant, MD

9/12/2019
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Kelly Lee, PharmD

9/10/2019
ScienceDaily

​Features William Kremen, PhD, and Carol Franz, PhD

9/9/2019
Washington Post

​Features Laura Crotty Alexander, MD

8/29/2019
Diets that begin as tools for better health can turn into something more worrying: namely, disordered eating. We ask a UC San Diego Eating Disorders Center expert what behaviors to pay attention to an ...
8/27/2019
San Diego 7

​Features Marti Neuenswander, assistant nurse manager, and Judy Davidson, DNP, RN

8/26/2019
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features James Brewer, MD, PhD

8/21/2019
U.S. News & World Report

​Features Isac Thomas, MD, MPH

8/19/2019
Mother Nature Network

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

8/15/2019
San Diego Business Journal

​Features Lisa Moore, telehealth program director

8/13/2019
Nwe York Times

​Features John Ayers, PhD

8/13/2019
KUSI

​Features Judy Davidson, DNP, RN, and Sidney Zisook, MD

8/12/2019
U.S. News & World Report

​Features Robert Fitzgerald, PhD

8/12/2019
KPBS

​Features Terry Jernigan, PhD

8/9/2019
Breaking news headlines about school shootings and other tragic events have become a gut-wrenching reality. With news now easily accessible on a variety of platforms, a team of experts provides tips t ...
8/5/2019
NBC News

​Features Mark Wallace, MD

8/5/2019
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Murray Stein, MD, MPH

8/5/2019
East County Magazine

​Features Peter Davidson, PhD

8/5/2019
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features UC San Diego School of Medicine

7/29/2019
New Atlas

​Features Murray Stein, MD, MPH

7/29/2019
Huff Post

​Features Brent Mausbach, PhD

7/29/2019
Livestrong

​Features Sarah Archer, clinical social worker

7/29/2019
Forbes

​Features UC San Diego School of Medicine

7/29/2019
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Judy Davidson, RN, DNP, Marti Neuenswander, assistant nurse manager, and Sidney Zisook MD

7/29/2019
A genome-wide association study of more than 165,000 U.S. veterans confirms a genetic vulnerability to post-traumatic stress disorder, specifically noting abnormalities in stress hormone response and/ ...
7/23/2019
ScienceDaily

​Features Robert Rissman, PhD

7/23/2019
Daily Mail

​Features Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH

7/19/2019
U.S. News & World Report

​Features Mallory Loflin, PhD

7/18/2019
NPR

​Features Howard Feldman, MD, and Andrea LaCroix, PhD

7/16/2019
NBC News

​Features Erin Sundermann, PhD

7/16/2019
Medscape

​Features Howard Feldman, MD

7/15/2019
Medpage Today

​Features Judy Davidson, RN, DNP

7/8/2019
Voice of San Diego

​Features Gary Vilke, MD

7/4/2019
Psych Central

​Features Jose Suarez-Lopez, MD, PhD

7/2/2019
FierceHealthCare

​Cites research by Ming Tai-Seale, PhD, MPH

7/2/2019
San Diego Veterans Magazine

​Authored by Kerri Boutelle, PhD

7/2/2019
Adolescent depression increases with exposure to pesticides, a study in the Ecuadorian Andes shows.
7/1/2019
Healthline

​Features Stephen Stahl, MD, PhD

5/21/2019
Neonatal exposure to nicotine alters the reward circuity in the brains of newborn mice, increasing their preference for the drug in later adulthood, report researchers at University of California San ...
5/21/2019
University of California San Diego School of Medicine research expands and deepens the association between clinical depression and pain, identifying specific regions of the brain that drive, influence ...
5/8/2019
In a new study of older adults living in a senior continuing care facility, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine parse how distinctive factors, such as wisdom, loneline ...
4/29/2019
Diagnoses of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by trained professionals in children as young as 14 months are remarkably stable, suggesting that accurate screening and earlier treatment is feasible, repo ...
4/29/2019
Serious physical challenges like illness or injury can affect mental health. UC San Diego Health experts say treating both can speed recovery. But coping is an art that takes different forms for each ...
4/3/2019
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Department of Psychiatry at UC San Diego School of Medicine, and from the beginning, it’s been a different sort of place.
3/28/2019
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues elsewhere, report on a novel four-year, randomized clinical trial evaluating different home-based methods to asses ...
2/27/2019
Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine have identified a clear group of characteristics that predict heightened risk for experiencing increased anxiety or worsening of mood that interferes wit ...
2/20/2019
UC San Diego Health is among 31 health facilities selected from across the state to participate in the California Bridge Program, an accelerated, 18-month training program for health care providers to ...
2/14/2019
Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine report that persons with schizophrenia scored lower on a wisdom assessment than non-psychiatric comparison participants, but that there was considerable ...
2/13/2019
In a randomized, controlled pilot trial published February 13, 2019 in PLOS ONE, UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers found that participants pre-treated with noninvasive vagus nerve stimulatio ...
1/21/2019
Early adult general cognitive ability is a stronger predictor of cognitive function and reserve later in life than other factors, such as higher education, occupational complexity or engaging in late- ...
1/14/2019
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 ...
12/18/2018
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 ...
12/13/2018
For some patient demographics, such as teens, mothers and seniors, the holiday may conjure psychiatric issues and symptoms that physicians will need to look out for.
12/6/2018
Researchers find that patients with severe, refractory schizophrenia benefit from targeted cognitive therapy, improving auditory and verbal outcomes and the way they process information.
11/16/2018
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 ...
11/6/2018
Our experts answer your questions on everything from headaches to tummy aches. This month, our experts discuss anxiety around the holidays, manicures and melanoma and a prime pooping position.
10/30/2018
Cannabis or its derivatives can be found in everything from smoothies to purported medicines. Experts at UC San Diego School of Medicine’s Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research answer some burning qu ...
10/29/2018
For the first time, the United States Department of Defense (DOD) has awarded a grant to researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine to study binge eating disorder treatments ...
9/18/2018
Researchers at University of California School of Medicine are preparing to launch a novel clinical trial to examine the safety, efficacy and pharmacological properties of cannabis as a potential trea ...
8/17/2018
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with international colleagues, examined how policy reform in terms of drug decriminalization (in Mexico) and access to drug treatm ...
7/11/2018
Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive, neurodegenerative condition that often begins with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), making early and repeated assessments of cognitive change crucial to diagnosis ...
5/4/2018
Sidney Zisook, MD, a psychiatrist at UC San Diego Health and professor of psychiatry at UC San Diego School of Medicine, talks about different types of depression as well as available treatment option ...
4/26/2018
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine are preparing a first-of-its-kind, multidisciplinary investigation to determine if and how cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive compound ...
4/19/2018
In recent years, researchers have firmly established that gene mutations appearing for the first time, called de novo mutations, contribute to approximately one-third of cases of autism spect ...
12/21/2017
Ketamine, a medication originally developed as an anesthetic drug, is now being used to address treatment-resistant depression.
12/20/2017
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have discovered differences in how the brain responds to food rewards in individuals with a history of bulimia nervosa and anorexia ...
12/22/2016
This month UC San Diego Health experts discuss the HPV vaccine for boys, effective treatments for opioid addiction and when surgery is required for a hernia.
12/20/2016
Forgetfulness is a part of life, a natural consequence of aging. Alzheimer's disease is not. Learn more and sign up for a free memory screening.
10/27/2016
Selective seratonin reuptake inhibitors are a popular and effective treatment for depression and anxiety disorders but they must be taken with caution.
6/30/2016
Christine Frey (left) found help for her diagnosis of early psychosis with Kristin Cadenhead, MD, director of the Cognitive Assessment and Risk Evaluation Program.
2/26/2016
Some foods can naturally make us feel better – foods that boost serotonin levels in our brains, which can help smooth out emotional highs and lows. So dig into these recipes with a smile.
2/24/2016
In this month’s Corner Clinic, our experts tackle adult ADHD, if and when to take the car keys away from elderly drivers and which post-workout recovery drinks work best.
2/23/2016
Some symptoms of stress and anxiety are obvious but others not so much. Here’s an abbreviated list of 15 common (but perhaps less recognized) signs of chronic stress and anxiety.
2/23/2016
A man has up to a 50 percent chance of battling postpartum depression if his wife is going through it. The Reproductive Mental Health Program treats moms and dads facing this condition with therapy an ...
1/5/2016
This month we ask our experts how to keep New Year’s resolutions, how to tell a cold from allergies and whether exercises for your eyes can improve or protect vision.
1/4/2016
Men and women experience hormonal changes during middle age that can affect their sexual health and relationships with partners. UC San Diego Health experts discuss what both genders can do to ensure ...
11/2/2015
The first FDA-approved medication to treat sexual dysfunction in women became available in late-October. Board-certified psychiatrist Ildiko Kovacs discusses the controversial drug.
7/2/2015
A clinical trial at UC San Diego Health is testing whether adjusting light exposure and sleep times may be an effective treatment for women with depression related to chronic disruption of their sleep ...
6/26/2015
Many people have trouble organizing the daily accumulated clutter of life. But a paralyzing inability to throw away unnecessary possessions can belie a potentially debilitating mental condition known ...
3/3/2015
Prescription medications are designed to remedy a diagnosed illness or condition but a side effect of many can be unwanted weight gain, adding pounds and problems. Learn more about drugs that can sabo ...
11/10/2014
A Q&A with our expert on aging on how older persons can cope with psychological issues arising during holiday season.
8/27/2014
Should I take a daily aspirin to reduce my risk of heart attack? How do I help my elderly parents avoid falling? What is emotional eating? Our experts answer your health questions in this month’s Corn ...
6/25/2014
In this month's Corner Clinic, UC San Diego Health System experts answer questions about the best way to breathe, the healthiest way to grill, and how to treat burns.