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Department of Psychiatry in the News

8/20/2015
KPBS

​Features Wael Al-Delaimy, MD, PhD, and cites research by Shu-Hong Zhu, PhD

8/18/2015
NPR

​Features Jay Silverman, PhD

8/17/2015
Science Newsline

​Features Shu-Hong Zhu, PhD

8/17/2015
Yahoo!

​Features Alice Ely, PhD

8/17/2015
New York Times

​Features Richard Clark, MD

8/17/2015
San Diego Union Tribune

​Features Dilip Jeste, MD

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 ...
8/10/2015
Esquire

​Features Alice Ely, PhD

8/3/2015
Healthline News

​Features Scott Irwin, MD, PhD

7/23/2015
KUSI

​Features Brent Mausbach, PhD

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...