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Sexual Satisfaction Tied to Overall “Successful Aging” as Reported by Women Age 60 to 89

August 24, 2011

A study by researchers at the Stein Institute for Research on Aging at the University of California, San Diego finds that successful aging and positive quality of life indicators correlate with sexual satisfaction in older women.

Using Biomarkers to Identify and Treat Schizophrenia

July 11, 2012

…struggle to recognize and treat the complex and confounding mental disorder.

Large International Study Supports Common Genetic Contributions to Mental Illness

September 19, 2011

A large international research consortium has identified several new genes associated with both bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Their study, co-authored by psychiatric researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, reveals that common genetic variants contribute to a person’s risk of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

UC San Diego to Study Accelerated Aging in Schizophrenia

June 5, 2012

Researchers at the Stein Institute for Research on Aging at the University of California, San Diego have received a $4 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), part of the National Institutes of Health, to study accelerated biological aging in schizophrenia.

How Your Phone Can Predict Depression and Lead to Personalized Treatment

June 8, 2021

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine used a combination of modalities, such as measuring brain function, cognition and lifestyle factors, to generate individualized predictions of depression.

Resources and Support for our Community Amidst the Ongoing Conflict in Israel and Palestine

October 9, 2023

To support our campus community, UC San Diego is offering counseling, opportunities for open and candid dialogue and mental health support to our students, faculty and staff as they navigate the news of current events in the Middle East.

More Stress, Fewer Coping Resources for Latina Mothers Post-Trump

September 12, 2022

The sociopolitical climate in the United States has taken its toll on the mental health of Latina mothers, according to research from UC San Diego. Findings show increased depression, anxiety and perceived stress in a border city and reduced coping resources in both a border and interior US city.

Can Seven Questions Determine How Wise You Are?

December 2, 2021

Researchers report that an abbreviated, seven-item scale can help determine with high validity a person’s level of wisdom, a potentially modifiable personality trait that has been shown to have a strong association to well-being.

$3.8 Million NIMH MERIT Award Supports Research on Innovative Diagnostic Tool for ASD

August 25, 2023

Karen Pierce, PhD, has received a five-year, $3.8 million Method to Extend Research in Time (MERIT) grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) that will fund research to develop an eye tracking-based screening tool for autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

The Ways of Wisdom in Schizophrenia

February 14, 2019

Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine report that persons with schizophrenia scored lower on a wisdom assessment than non-psychiatric comparison participants, but that there was considerable variability in levels of wisdom, and those with higher scores displayed fewer psychotic symptoms.

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