UCSF Psychiatry News

February 25, 2019
Morton (Mort) A. Lieberman, PhD, a renowned psychologist whose career spanned five decades at the University of Chicago and University of California, San Francisco, recently passed away at the age of 87
February 21, 2019
The University of California, San Francisco Department of Psychiatry will host its 14th annual Robert S. Wallerstein, MD Lectureship in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, from 1:00-4:45 p.m. in Cole Hall Auditorium on the UCSF Parnassus Heights campus.
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December 21, 2018
Four UCSF Psychiatry researchers have been awarded 2018 NARSAD Young Investigator Grants by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation in recognition of their work as promising young scientists conducting innovative, cutting-edge neurobiological and psychiatric research.
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December 18, 2018
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland has received a $15 million gift from Lynne and Marc Benioff to address the acute shortage of mental health services for children and adolescents in Oakland and the East Bay, which reflects a nationwide shortage.
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December 17, 2018
Anxiety and depression may be leading predictors of conditions ranging from heart disease and high blood pressure to arthritis, headaches, back pain and stomach upset, having similar effects as long-established risk factors like smoking and obesity, according to the new research.
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December 17, 2018
We sadly announce the death of Linda Perlin Alperstein, LCSW, on November 20, 2018, following a short hospitalization at the age of 80.
December 14, 2018
Using cutting-edge statistical models to analyze data from nearly 2,000 families with an autistic child, a multi-institute research team discovered tens of thousands of rare mutations in noncoding DNA sequences and assessed if these contribute to autism spectrum disorder.
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December 12, 2018
Female military veterans who have traumatic brain injury (TBI), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), or depression long after their service may be more likely to later develop dementia than female veterans without those conditions, according to a new study.
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December 06, 2018
Four UCSF Psychiatry faculty members have been recognized as scientists who have demonstrated significant influence through the publication of multiple highly cited papers over the last decade.
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November 16, 2018
A book written by UCSF and UC Berkeley professor Stephen P. Hinshaw, PhD, has been selected by American Book Fest as the recipient of its 2018 Best Book Award for Autobiography/Memoirs, as well as a finalist in the Psychology and Mental Health category.