Scientists and physicians at UCSF are leading a $26 million, multi-institutional research program to better understand and treat a range of common, debilitating psychiatric disorders.
May 27, 2014
March 13, 2014
Nearly one in 10 children are hospitalized with a primary diagnosis of a mental health condition, according to a new analysis led by UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.
May 22, 2013
UCSF researchers have found that activity of an enzyme called telomerase is greater, on average, within cells of the immune systems of individuals untreated for major depression.
November 19, 2012
Women exposed to trauma may be at greater risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder because of a heightened fear response, according to a new study.
March 06, 2012
Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan with post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health diagnoses were significantly more likely to be prescribed opiates for pain than other veterans with pain, according to a study led by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and UCSF.