Amygdala and hippocampus volumes in pediatric major depression.

  title={Amygdala and hippocampus volumes in pediatric major depression.},
  author={Isabelle M. Rosso and Christina M Cintron and Ronald J. Steingard and Perry F. Renshaw and Ashley D Young and Deborah A. Yurgelun-Todd},
  journal={Biological psychiatry},
  volume={57 1},
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to measure amygdala and hippocampus volumes in pediatric major depressive disorder (MDD) and to address the question of neuroanatomical continuity with adult-onset depression. METHODS We studied 20 children and adolescents with MDD (17 female subjects) and 24 healthy comparison subjects (16 female subjects) using 1.5 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging. Group differences in left and right amygdala and hippocampus volumes were examined using repeated… CONTINUE READING
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