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Department of Psychiatry in the News

6/19/2017
Reuters

​Features Neal Doran, PhD

6/19/2017
Family Circle

​Features Walter Kaye, MD

6/14/2017
La Jolla Light

​Features Henry Powell, MD, Sidney Zisook, MD, and Igor Grant, MD

6/7/2017
KPBS

​Features Thomas Marcotte, PhD, and Igor Grant, MD

6/5/2017
Forbes

​Features Robert Naviaux, MD, PhD

6/5/2017
KPBS

​Features Igor Grant, MD

5/31/2017
Medical Xpress

​Features Fred Gage, PhD, and Christopher Glass, MD, PhD

5/30/2017
One-third of American children are overweight or obese. Family-based treatment (FBT) has been considered the best model for the treatment of obese children as it provides both parents and children wit ...
5/29/2017
The Economist

​Features Robert Naviaux, MD, PhD

5/21/2017
Among 12- to 17-year-olds who have never used tobacco products, nearly half were considered receptive to tobacco marketing if they were able to recall or liked at least one advertisement, report resea ...
5/3/2017
Researchers at Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego mined the FDA Adverse Effect Reporting System (FAERS) database for depression symptoms in pat ...
3/21/2017
Standard antidepressant medications don’t work for everyone, and even when they do they are slow to kick in. In an effort to find better depression treatments, researchers at University of California ...
3/21/2017
An international team of scientists, led by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and University of California San Francisco, has developed a novel genetic score that al ...
3/14/2017
An international research team, led by scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, has created the first cellular model of anorexia nervosa (AN), reprogramming induced pluripo ...
1/12/2017
It’s well known that regular physical activity has health benefits, including weight control, strengthening the heart, bones and muscles and reducing the risk of certain diseases. Recently, researcher ...
12/22/2016
This month UC San Diego Health experts discuss the HPV vaccine for boys, effective treatments for opioid addiction and when surgery is required for a hernia.
12/20/2016
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12/8/2016
A meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies (GWAS) has identified six loci or regions of the human genome that are significantly linked to personality traits, report researchers at University o ...
11/22/2016
Genetic variations that increase schizophrenia risk are rare, making it difficult to study their role. To overcome this, the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, an international team led by Jonathan Seba ...
10/19/2016
In an effort to put the brakes on sobering statistics related to teenagers driving under the influence, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine will join forces with the S ...
9/20/2016
Loneliness is linked to poor physical and mental health, and is an even more accurate predictor of early death than obesity. To better understand who is at risk, researchers at University of Californi ...
9/9/2016
In a novel controlled clinical trial, participants in a six-day Ayurvedic-based well-being program that featured a vegetarian diet, meditation, yoga and massages experienced measurable decreases in a ...
8/30/2016
Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine have identified 34 neural factors that predict adolescent alcohol consumption. The list, based upon complex algorithms analyzin ...
8/29/2016
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a mysterious and maddening condition, with no cure or known cause. But researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, using a variety of te ...
8/24/2016
While even the best wines eventually peak and turn to vinegar, a new study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine suggests a paradoxical trend in the mental health of ...