UCSF Psychiatry News

Feeling Rough After Your COVID Shot? Congrats, It’s Working!

June 11, 2024
Headache, chills, tiredness may be evidence of a supercharged defense, according to UCSF-led study.

Traumatic brain injury strikes 1 in 8 older Americans

May 31, 2024
Study finds that among Medicare enrollees, being healthier, wealthier, white and female may be associated with risk.b

Ford appointed president of the BBRF Scientific Council

May 15, 2024
UCSF/SFAHCS researcher Judith M. Ford, PhD, has been selected as president of the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF)'s Scientific Council.
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Study offers clues to which people with HIV may experience suicidal thoughts

May 14, 2024
Substance use, anxiety, depression may be early indicators in the medical record, Kaiser Permanente research indicates.
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UCSF's Wan receives VA Psychology Leadership Award

May 13, 2024
UCSF faculty member and SFVAHCS psychologist Samuel Wan, PhD, was recognized by the Association of VA Psychologist Leaders (AVAPL) with the group's 2024 Russell B. Lemle Psychology Leadership Award.

When depression meds don’t work, this may help you turn the corner

May 09, 2024
Transcranial magnetic simulation is a noninvasive therapy for patients with depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

UCSF's Mitsuishi named a 2024 Steinberg Institute Champion

May 07, 2024
The Steinberg Institute announced today the selection of UCSF's Fumi Mitsuishi, MD, MS, as the first of its 2024 Steinberg Institute Champions. The recognition, awarded each May during Mental Health Awareness Month, honors unsung heroes working to improve the lives of California's most vulnerable.

Say what? Microaggressions, your health, and what to do about them

May 02, 2024
Over time, these subtle and, sometimes, not so subtle slights can lead to everything from poor sleep to low self esteem and even depression.

UCSF faculty, trainees, and fellows headed to New York for the 2024 APA Annual Meeting

May 01, 2024
The 176th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) will be held Saturday, May 4–Wednesday, May 8, 2024, at New York's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center and numerous current and former UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences faculty members and trainees will be in attendance.

In memoriam: Gary Humfleet, PhD

April 15, 2024
Gary Humfleet, PhD, passed away peacefully on April 11, 2024, surrounded by family and friends, after a long battle with cancer. He was nationally known for his work in smoking cessation clinical trials, particularly related to health disparities, treatment of chronic smokers, and those with co-occurring disorders.