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Adults Show Poorer Cognition, Better Well-Being with Age

September 16, 2022

A UC San Diego study identifies neural mechanisms contributing to poorer cognition in aging adults; results may inspire new clinical interventions

E-Cigarettes and Mental Health

May 13, 2014

…report that people living with depression, anxiety or other mental health conditions are twice as likely to have tried e-cigarettes and three times as likely to be current users of the controversial battery-powered nicotine-delivery devices, as people without mental health disorders.

UC San Diego Alumnus Joseph Edelman Pledges $400,000 to Help Students Facing Mental Health Challenge

November 12, 2015

…to Help Students Facing Mental Health Challenges According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in every four young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 has a diagnosable mental illness, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders and addictive behaviors, among others. At the University of California, San Diego,…

Department of Psychiatry Celebrates 50th Anniversary with New Endowed Chair

April 18, 2019

…with broad impact in mental health.” The Department of Psychiatry’s research scope is wide ranging, from basic studies on the genetics and molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, to clinical research on best practices in treatment, including novel pharmacological and psychotherapeutics, as well as innovative applications of telemedicine and mental health

Mental Health is a Casualty of War

December 7, 2017

Mental Health is a Casualty of War UC San Diego School of Medicine launches program to train Jordan’s primary care doctors on how to better treat mental health issues Dr. Wael Al-Delaimy As an epidemiologist, Dr. Wael Al-Delaimy had devoted his career to understanding risk factors that contribute to chronic…

Campus Boosts Support for Graduate Student Mental Health

April 14, 2016

…Support for Graduate Student Mental Health Five to eight years of intense research and studying is the commitment students make when embarking on a doctoral program. Yet, the academic work is only part of the graduate student experience. Many students are balancing family and financial responsibilities. Some are adjusting to…

New Student Health Leader Envisions Holistic, Gender-Affirming Care

February 7, 2023

UC San Diego welcomes Susan Fila, Ph.D, L.C.S.W., as the new Executive Director of Student Health and Well-Being (SHW), a cluster that includes Student Health Services, Counseling & Psychological Services, Health Promotion Services and Administration.

New $12 Million NIMH Grant Funds Center to Improve Delivery of Child Mental Health Services

September 26, 2022

Researchers from the UC San Diego School of Medicine received a five-year, $12 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to create a new research center focused on improving access to and delivery of child mental health services.

Researchers Create Novel Device to Measure Nerve Activity for Treatment of Sepsis, PTSD

November 14, 2022

A multi-campus research team has developed a novel device for non-invasively measuring cervical nerve activity in humans. The device, described in an article in Scientific Reports, has potential applications for supporting more personalized treatments for sepsis and PTSD.

UnitedHealth Group Awards $4M to UC San Diego to Expand State’s Mental Health Workforce

October 29, 2020

…Diego to Expand State’s Mental Health Workforce “When an adolescent walks into an office and sees a psychiatrist whom they identify with and who may understand their background and community, this experience can create a healing environment in and of itself,” said Dr. Desiree Shapiro, associate clinical professor of child…

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