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Welcome to the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Department of Psychiatry. We are a diverse community of faculty, staff, and trainees dedicated to an important mission More...

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fullsizeThe Department of Psychiatry directs and operates a full spectrum of proven state-of-the-art evaluative and therapeutic clinical services at UC San Diego Health System.
Brain IllustrationThe Department of Psychiatry directs and operates a full spectrum of proven state-of-the-art evaluative and therapeutic clinical services at UC San Diego Health System.

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In the News 

7/13/2015
The Medical News

​Features Anders Dale, PhD, and Terry Jernigan, 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 ...

Recent Recognitions 

         Congratulations to Dr. Mark Bondi for being elected President-Elect and Dr. Amy Jak for being elected Secretary of the Society for Clinical Neuropsychology.

A research study led by Lisa T. Eyler, PhD and including several Psychiatry Department faculty collaborators was highlighted in the latest National Institute of Mental Health newsletter, Inside NIMH. The study, which focuses on understanding the role of inflammation and mood in predicting cognitive declines with aging in bipolar disorder, was featured in the "Director's Highlights" section as a Notable NIMH Grant.

 

Congratulations to Lisa Ross, BSN, RN-BC for being chosen as the San Diego County Psychiatric Nurse of the Year for direct care! Lisa works on the Psychiatry Department’s Senior Behavioral Health Unit as a charge nurse.

 

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