The UCSF Neuro/Psych Sleep Clinic specializes in sleep disorders. We evaluate and treat patients for conditions that include insomniaperiodic leg movementscircadian rhythm disorders, parasomnias (sleepwalking and REM sleep behavior disorder), narcolepsyexcessive daytime sleepiness and sleep apnea.

While all patients with sleep concerns are welcome, the clinic particularly focuses on those who have neurologic or psychiatric disorders

Our team includes physicians trained in neurology, psychiatry and psychology.

When needed, the clinic arranges sleep studies at the UCSF sleep testing laboratory, located at 1600 Divisadero Street on the Mount Zion campus. The clinic also offers one-on-one cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia.

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    Closed-Loop Deep Brain Stimulation for Major Depression

    Neurons are specialized types of cells that are responsible for carrying out the functions of the brain. Neurons communicate with electrical signals. In diseases such as major depression this electrical communication...

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    Tissue-specific Insulin Resistance in Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Role of Hypoxia

    Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common condition associated with significant adverse health outcomes. Our overarching hypothesis is that patients with OSA and hypoxia (H-OSA) have greater degrees of insulin resist...

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    Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) as a Treatment for Acute Fear

    Locus coeruleus (LC) norepinephrine (NE) neuron activity has been convincingly linked to regulation of acute fear. This study will address whether LC NE activity examined through pupil measures will reflect carbon di...

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    Awards & recognition

    • usnews-neurology

      Best hospital in Northern California

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      Best in the West for neurology and neurosurgery

    • n3-2x

      Ranked No. 3 in the nation for neurology and neurosurgery

    • usnews-psychiatry

      Ranked No. 9 in the nation for psychiatry

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    Pulmonary Support Groups

    The UCSF AWAKE ("Alert, Well And Keeping Energetic") Obstructive Sleep Apnea Support Group is for people with this sleep and breathing disorder.

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    What to Bring

    • Insurance card
    • Doctor's referral, if required
    • Previous sleep studies
    • PAP equipment (machine, mask), if used
    • Any additional medical records you think are relevant
    • List of questions you may have
    • Device or paper for taking notes

    Related clinics

    Sleep Disorders Center

    2330 Post St., Suite 420
    San Francisco, CA 94115

    Our research initiatives

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      UCSF Department of Psychiatry Research

      The UCSF Department of Psychiatry brings together experts from several disciplines to investigate many aspects of mental illness and health. They are dedicated to improving the prevention and treatment of mental disorders.

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      UCSF Department of Neurology Research

      The UCSF Department of Neurology conducts research to improve understanding of neurological disorders, with the goals of finding better treatments and methods of prevention.

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