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Dr. David Feifel adjusts transcranial magnetic stimulation device for a patient.

Dr. David Feifel adjusts a transcranial magnetic stimulation device for a patient. Learn more about TMS therapy.

UC San Diego Health System provides expert psychiatry and behavioral health care to people throughout the Southern California region. Our clinicians are dedicated to helping patients and families affected by mental illness by providing state-of-the-art, evidence-based, personalized, and compassionate mental health care. Our psychiatric services include both clinic-based and hospital-based services for adults and seniors.

In addition to excellent patient care, UC San Diego is a top research center for psychiatric conditions and innovations in therapy.

Contact us: 858-534-7792 (PSYC)

Psychiatry News

The Medical News
Features Christina Wierenga, PhD, and Walter Kaye, MD
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have pinpointed differences in brain function that may help to explain how people with anorexia nervosa can continue to starve ...
Features Dilip Jeste, MD
In a study published in the current online issue of JAMA Psychiatry, an international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, report findi ...

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  • ADHD
  • Opioid detoxification
  • Chronic pain
  • Treatment-resistant depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Obsessive compulsive and hoarding disorders
  • Early psychosis
  • Support for cancer patients
  • Sexual health
  • College mental health
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