UCSF Psychiatry News

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January 26, 2018
UCSF's Alliance Health Project is introducing a new program to highlight public mental health careers to those traditionally underrepresented in the field of mental health.
January 22, 2018
Assistant adjunct professor of psychiatry Raj K. Kalapatapu, MD, has been advanced to candidacy in the UCSF Epidemiology and Translational Science PhD Program.
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January 17, 2018
Two new books written by UC San Francisco Department of Psychiatry members are exploring the world of early childhood.
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January 03, 2018
Young children who experience traumatic events such as physical or verbal abuse, family violence or loss of a parent or family member may suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with dissociative features (PTSD-DISS).
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January 03, 2018
The work of research team led in part by UC San Francisco Department of Psychiatry scientists has been recognized by Neuron with inclusion on the journal's “Best of 2016-2017” list.
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December 08, 2017
The University of California, San Francisco Department of Psychiatry will host its 13th annual Robert S. Wallerstein, MD Visiting Lectureship on Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy on Wednesday, March 21, 8 from 1-5 p.m. in Cole Hall Auditorium on the UCSF Parnassus Heights campus.
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December 05, 2017
Researchers at UC San Francisco have developed a new genetic model of autism, using neurons created in the lab from patients’ own skin cells.
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December 04, 2017
The Department of Psychiatry is pleased to welcome three child psychologists to its academic faculty this month.
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November 29, 2017
A pair of resident physicians in the UCSF Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program have been chosen to receive Fall 2017 Resident Clinical and Translational Research Funding Awards.
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November 22, 2017
Maternal stress during the second trimester of pregnancy may influence the nervous system of the developing child, both before and after birth, and may have subtle effects on temperament, resulting in less smiling and engagement, as well as diminished ability to regulate emotions.