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AME Center and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences built a website focused on how to manage stress during difficult times.

October 26, 2020
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the UCSF AME Center has launched a unique site featuring emotional well-being resources.

Want to Learn Mindfulness Meditation?

March 19, 2020
Do you want to learn mindfulness meditation?  A study by The Aging, Metabolism and Emotion Lab at UCSF and EHPL lab tested the effects of 20 days of meditation on stress resilience.  Here are the 7 free meditations to use at home in the event you or a loved one is feeling

Tips and Resources to cope with COVID-19 Challenges

March 13, 2020

Featured AME Researcher: Janet Wojcicki, PhD, MPH

January 07, 2020
Janet Wojcicki, PhD, MPH, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and AME Center Faculty at the University of California, San FranciscoJanet Wojcicki is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics (and Epidemiology) with a focus on pre

Seasonal Self Care: Try this drink!

January 06, 2020
Golden Milk is an ayurvedic drink that is both anti-inflammatory, and nutritious, full of antioxidants. Enjoy this warming mix of milk or milk substitutes like almond or cashew, turmeric, and additional spices this season.  It can be sipped before bed and may offset the craving for something sweet!

New Sugared Drink Study Findings, The Science of Sugar Addiction, and What You Can Do

October 23, 2019
Almost 70% of Participants Saw a Decrease in Waist Size, as Average Sugary Drink Consumption Nearly Halved A workplace ban on the sale of sugar-sweetened beverages led to a 48.5 percent average reduction in their consumption and significantly less belly fat among 202 participants in a study by...

Is All Stress Created Equal? Dr. Alexandra Crosswell is Working to Help Researchers Better Define Stress

September 23, 2019
Is all stress created equal? The concept and experience of stress is multifaceted and varies depending on the context, making it particularly challenging for scientists to study. Over the past decade, AME researchers have conducted a variety of studies that aim to understand how psychological...

Dr. Danielle Roubinov finds links between maternal and early child mental health

September 18, 2019
Dr. Danielle Roubinov, PhD UCSF AME Center & CARE LabHow does a mother's mental health impact the future mental health of her children? 

AME Scientists Distill Healthy Eating Research to 12 Easy Steps

August 30, 2019
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