In the News

Department of Psychiatry in the News

1/26/2016
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features David Folsom, MD

1/13/2016
New York Times

​Features Lori Haase, PhD

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
The Medical News

​Features Julie Wetherell, PhD

1/4/2016
Cosmopolitan

​Features Igor Grant, MD

1/4/2016
HealthCanal

​Features UC San Diego Health

1/4/2016
KPBS

​Features Igor Grant, MD

1/4/2016
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

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 ...
12/15/2015
Some decline in memory and cognitive function is a normal part of aging, but what if it could be prevented? Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Washington Univers ...
10/29/2015
Study among first to show how manic-depressive disorder affects neurons
10/27/2015
People who have had an episode of major depression are at high risk for having another episode. Now, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that the risk of r ...
10/2/2015
First introduced in the United States in 2007, electronic cigarettes have risen dramatically in part because they are popularly considered safer and more socially acceptable than combustible cigarette ...
9/30/2015
UC San Diego Health has been designated a member of the National Network of Depression Centers (NNDC), a consortium of leading academic medical centers working to accelerate research, education and im ...
9/29/2015
The votes are in and more than 100 physicians from UC San Diego Health were named “Top Docs” in the annual San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” annual survey. These physicians rep ...
9/10/2015
A prospective longitudinal study of U.S. Marines suggests that reduced heart rate variability – the changing time interval between heartbeats – may be a contributing risk factor for post-traumatic str ...
8/17/2015
The introduction of a new prescription smoking-cessation aid, varenicline, in 2006 has had no significant impact on the rate at which Americans age 18 and older successfully quit smoking, according to ...
7/13/2015
From the smell of flowers to the taste of wine, our perception is strongly influenced by prior knowledge and expectations, a cognitive process known as top-down control. In a University of California, ...
7/9/2015
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego and the School of Medicine have found that the three-dimensional shape of the cerebral cortex – the wrinkled outer layer of the brain controlling ...
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 ...
6/19/2015
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 ...
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 ...