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Department of Psychiatry in the News

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 ...
6/25/2015
The Huffington Post

​Co-authored by David Brenner, MD, vice chancellor, health sciences and dean, School of Medicine, Linda Hill, MD, MPH, Bess Marcus, PhD, and

6/25/2015
Two of the nation’s leading physician-scientists in the search to better understand and treat Alzheimer’s disease – William Mobley, MD, PhD, and Michael Rafii, MD, PhD – have been named interim co-dir ...
6/22/2015
Medical News Today

​Features Xianjin Zhou, PhD

6/22/2015
U.S. News & World Report

​Features Igor Grant, MD

6/22/2015
KPBS

​Features Ron Newfield, MD, and Maja Marinkovic, MD

6/22/2015
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

6/19/2015
Psychiatric disorders can be difficult to diagnose because clinicians must rely upon interpreted clues, such as a patient’s behaviors and feelings. For the first time, researchers at University of Cal ...
6/15/2015
The Los Angeles Times

​Features Moores Cancer Center

6/11/2015
The Business Standard

​Features Robert Naviaux, MD, PhD

6/8/2015
KPBS

​Features Eric Courchesne, PhD

6/8/2015
U-T San Diego

​Features Maja Marinkovic, MD, and Ron Newfield, MD

6/2/2015
The Wall Street Journal

​Features Michael McCarthy, MD, PhD, and Sonia Ancoli-Israel, PhD (Emeritus)

5/7/2015
Writing in the May 7 online issue of American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System su ...
4/2/2015
In work that reconciles two competing views of brain structures involved in memory and spatial perception, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have conducted experime ...
3/23/2015
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have pinpointed differences in brain function that may help to explain how people with anorexia nervosa can continue to starve ...
3/10/2015
Researchers at the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System and University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues in New York and the United Kingdom, have identified genetic ...
3/9/2015
In a study published in the current online issue of JAMA Psychiatry, an international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, report findi ...
3/3/2015
Meds and weight gain
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 ...
2/18/2015
A new Joint Doctoral Program in Interdisciplinary Research on Substance Use has been launched by the Division of Global Public Health in the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and ...
2/18/2015
Scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that mutations that cause autism in children are connected to a pathway that regulates brain development.
2/17/2015
An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, has identified the microtubule-associated protein tau (MAPT) gene as increasing t ...
2/10/2015
A University of California, San Diego School of Medicine project involving the creation of miniature models of the human brain – developed with stem cells – to study neurological disorders caused by H ...
2/3/2015
New findings by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine open the door to the development of new therapies to block or decrease cognitive decline due to HIV-associated ...
1/13/2015
UC San Diego School of Medicine was today named one of the nation’s top residency training programs in 10 specialties by Doximity. The Doximity report included more than 50,000 peer nominations from b ...
12/11/2014
A new study led by researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine finds that the brains of obese children literally light up differently when tasting sugar.
11/10/2014
Imagine being able to recognize your car as your own but never being able to remember where you parked it. Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have induced this all-t ...
11/10/2014
Dilip Jeste
A Q&A with our expert on aging on how older persons can cope with psychological issues arising during holiday season.
8/27/2014
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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 ...