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UC San Diego Funded by NIMH to Study Successful Aging in Adults with HIV

February 4, 2013

The National Institute of Mental Health has awarded a $3.4 million grant to a team of researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine to study successful aging in HIV-infected adults. HIV is a serious, chronic, medical disease that affects the lives of more than one million…

Happiness in Schizophrenia

August 18, 2014

Schizophrenia is among the most severe forms of mental illness, yet some people with the disease are as happy as those in good physical and mental health according to a study led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.

Students and Faculty Commit to Healthier World as Part of UC Global Health Day 2018

May 3, 2018

…director of the Global Health Program in the Division of Social Sciences, opened the UC showcase of change-making work in global health. Students and Faculty Commit to Healthier World as Part of UC Global Health Day 2018 Event brings ‘well-being warrior’ and 500 other champions of global health to San…

Peace of Mind: Mental Health Resources Evolve to Support UC San Diego Students

May 5, 2022

Peace of Mind Mental health resources evolve to support UC San Diego students Students have access to a multitude of no-cost resources at UC San Diego to maintain wellness, including confidential counseling, self-guided tools, support groups, workshops and more. Photo by Erik Jepsen/University Communications. Reina Juarez arrived at UC San…

Counseling on Common Ground

May 26, 2022

…Services team offers identity-based mental health care It can take a lot of courage to meet with a mental health provider for the first time. Students may worry whether their counselor will be empathetic, understand their identity, or if their issue is even significant enough to justify an appointment. To…

Q&A: Maintaining Mental Health in the Time of COVID-19

September 3, 2020

Q&A: Maintaining Mental Health in the Time of COVID-19 UC San Diego’s fall plan is continually evolving, informed by the university’s Return to Learn program. We invited students, faculty and staff to submit their questions on topics such as how to maintain mental health during a time of great uncertainty,…

Decreases in Exercise More Closely Linked with Higher Rates of Depression during the Pandemic

March 4, 2021

Exercise has long-been recommended as a cognitive-behavioral therapy for patients of depression, yet new evidence from the University of California of San Diego suggests that the COVID-19 pandemic changed the nature of the relationship between physical activity and mental health.

Inside Baseball

November 2, 2023

UC San Diego baseball made university history with its 2023 Big West Championship. Some of the team’s top players attribute their success in part to skills learned through the Triton Mind program, which teaches scholar-athletes mental health resilience for optimum academic and athletic performance.

Discovery Could Lead to Novel Therapies for Fragile X Syndrome

April 17, 2014

Scientists studying the most common form of inherited mental disability—a genetic disease called “Fragile X syndrome”—have uncovered new details about the cellular processes responsible for the condition that could lead to the development of therapies to restore some of the capabilities lost in affected individuals.

The Ilk of Human Kindness

April 17, 2014

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that older women, plucky individuals and those who have suffered a recent major loss are more likely to be compassionate toward strangers than other older adults.

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