People with serious mental illness, such as bipolar disease and schizophrenia, die on average 25 years earlier than their peers. A common cause of death is heart disease that frequently develops unchecked due to lack of preventive care.
UCSF Psychiatry News
September 01, 2017
August 31, 2017
The 11th Annual Sugar, Stress, Environment, and Weight (SSEW) Symposium,will be held on Wednesday, October 25, in Los Angeles.
August 29, 2017
Christine Khuu, MBA, has been selected as the UCSF Department of Psychiatry's new Chief Financial Officer.
August 28, 2017
The New York Academy of Medicine has selected Nancy Adler, PhD, to receive the 2017 Academy Medal for Distinguished Contributions in Biomedical Science.
August 17, 2017
Veterans who have killed in combat and suffer from nightmares, hyper-vigilance to perceived threats, and numbness to people and activities that once made them happy, may be helped by a six-to-eight week talk therapy program.
August 17, 2017
UCSF will host the second annual Bay Area Maternal Mental Health Conference next month, with faculty member Anna Glezer, MD, once again serving as course director.
August 09, 2017
Pregnant women who are diagnosed with sleep disorders such as sleep apnea and insomnia appear to be at risk of delivering their babies before reaching full term, according to an analysis of California births by researchers at UC San Francisco.
August 08, 2017
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry has been ranked among the top ten centers for adult psychiatry in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s annual America’s Best Hospitals survey.
July 17, 2017
UC San Francisco staff member Nicholas Roznovsky has been elected Chair-Elect of the UCSF Staff Assembly, an association of more than 7,000 university and medical center employees who are not represented by a union or other bargaining unit.
July 07, 2017
The members of the Department of Psychiatry's State Lab were among the UC San Francisco faculty, students, and staff members recognized for their efforts in supporting and advocating for sustainability measures at the seventh annual Sustainability Awards on June 20.