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Department of Psychiatry in the News

6/22/2016
Sun Sentinel

​Features Sonya Norman, PhD

6/14/2016
U.S. News & World Report

​Features Sanjaya Saxena, MD

6/13/2016
The Guardian

​Features Peter Davidson, PhD

6/13/2016
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Sonya Norman, PhD, and Murray Stein, MD, MPH

6/13/2016
Coast News Group

​Features Maria Marquine, PhD

6/6/2016
APA Monitor

​Features June Liang, PhD, and Kerri Boutelle, PhD

6/6/2016
The Alternative Daily

​Features Daniel Lee, MD

6/6/2016
PBS SoCal

​Features David Feifel, MD, PhD

5/30/2016
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

5/11/2016
Drug-related overdoses are the leading cause of injury-related deaths in the United States, surpassing motor vehicle accidents at 44,000 fatalities annually. In response, researchers at University of ...
5/11/2016
In a massive analysis of DNA samples from more than 13,000 U.S. soldiers, scientists have identified two statistically significant genetic variants that may be associated with an increased risk of pos ...
4/26/2016
The California HIV/AIDS Research Program (CHRP) of University of California has awarded grants totaling $9.4 million to three teams of investigators to provide and evaluate PrEP – the HIV prevention p ...
4/22/2016
Compared to the nicotine patch and a placebo, the smoking cessation aids varenicline (marketed as Chantix in the U.S.) and bupropion (Zyban) do not show a significant increase in neuropsychiatric adve ...
3/30/2016
For most people, the culmination of a good life is a “good death,” though what that means exactly is a matter of considerable consternation. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego Scho ...
3/24/2016
The types of gene mutations that contribute to autism are more diverse than previously thought, report researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine in the March 24 online issu ...
3/1/2016
Chronic psychosocial and emotional stress has well-documented negative effects upon the human immune system but less is known about the health effects of acute but transitory episodes of stress. Do pa ...
2/29/2016
Rising above Interstate 5 on the east campus of University of California, San Diego, the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Building (ACTRI), a five-sided polygon of glass, steel and ...
2/26/2016
When astronaut Scott Kelly returns to Earth on March 1, half of NASA’s first-of-its-kind study of twin astronauts and long duration space flight, researchers at University of California, San Diego Sch ...
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.
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 ...