While numerous studies have explored the intergenerational transmission of mood disorders from parent to child, little research has been done on whether this connection extends in both directions. Can negative mood symptoms in children lead to a higher risk of mental health concerns for their parents?
UCSF Psychiatry News
August 28, 2019
Governor Gavin Newsom has announced that Kristine Yaffe, MD, has been appointed as a member of the newly formed Governor’s Alzheimer’s Prevention and Preparedness Task Force.
August 19, 2019
Longtime Bay Area psychotherapist Maura McLane, MS, MFT, passed away on July 15, 2019, following a brief illness.
July 30, 2019
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry and UCSF Medical Center have once again been ranked among the nation's top centers for adult psychiatry in U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Hospitals survey.
July 23, 2019
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry Residency Training Program (RTP) is among the top psychiatry residency programs in the nation, according to new data released by physician social networking site Doximity.
July 11, 2019
The Susan and Bill Oberndorf Foundation has made a new commitment of $25 million to UCSF Psychiatry in hopes of advancing translational research.
June 14, 2019
Department of Psychiatry researcher and assistant professor Mazen A. Kheirbek, PhD, is one of two UCSF scientists who have been named 2019 Pew Scholars in the biomedical sciences.
June 06, 2019
Christopher Bartley, MD, PhD, and David L. Pennington, PhD have been named as 2019 John A. Watson Faculty Scholars and recipients of the UCSF School of Medicine Dean's Diversity Funds Award
May 15, 2019
The 172nd Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) will be held Saturday, May 18–Wednesday, May 22, 2018 at the George R. Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco.
April 30, 2019
In research published April 30, 2019 in Neuron, scientists led by Vikaas Sohal, MD, PhD found that mice were less likely to decide to venture into an exposed part of an elevated maze — something mice typically find quite scary — when cells in the prefrontal cortex called “VIP interneurons” were activated.