A new UCSF report on an understudied population – older homeless adults – reveals that adverse childhood experiences have long-lasting effects.
UCSF Psychiatry News
August 17, 2016
August 17, 2016
A new book aims to provide parents with an easy-to-understand approach to changing their children’s mindset and behavior by introducing simple, powerful concepts to keep their child motivated.
August 11, 2016
Alan Zachary Skolnikoff, MD, exceptional human being and noted psychoanalyst, passed away peacefully in his sleep at his San Francisco home on July 17, 2016.
August 09, 2016
As with cancer and HIV in the past, today's pervasive social stigma around mental illness comes at a high cost: millions of Americans go untreated because of misconceptions and shame.
August 02, 2016
July 18, 2016
With support from the Department of Psychiatry, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center has created the UCSF Family and Community Psychiatry Program (FCPP) at ZSFG, co-directed by Melissa Nau, MD, and Melanie Thomas, MD.
July 14, 2016
Leon (Lee) Jones, MD has been appointed as a Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Dean for Students for the UCSF School of Medicine, starting in September 2016
July 08, 2016
After battling cancer, Robert W. Surber, MSSW, passed away at the age of 71 in Kailua, Hawaii during the early morning of June 27, 2016.
July 07, 2016
Driven by recognition that mental health issues impose an enormous disease burden on societies across the world, the World Bank and the World Health Organization (WHO) hosted a two-day series of events on April 13 and 14, 2016, during the World Bank International Monetary Fund Spring meetings in Washington D.C.
Empowering addiction treatment patients to engage in health management may improve overall health and help avoid relapse
July 06, 2016
In the first trial of an intervention focused on increasing alcohol and drug treatment patients’ engagement in their own health care, researchers found that the patients who received the full course of intervention sessions had greater involvement in managing their health and health care, as well as higher abstinence rates and longer treatment retention.