Anatomical MRI abnormalities in bipolar disorder: do they exist and do they progress?

@article{Monkul2005AnatomicalMA,
  title={Anatomical MRI abnormalities in bipolar disorder: do they exist and do they progress?},
  author={Emel Serap Monkul and Gin S. Malhi and Jair C. Soares},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={222-6}
}
AIM Morphometric brain imaging studies have revealed regional brain abnormalities in patients with bipolar disorder, which may play a role in illness pathophysiology. It is not known whether such changes are of neurodevelopmental, neurodegenerative, or combined origin. We reviewed the anatomical brain imaging literature in bipolar disorder, in an attempt to determine whether there is evidence to suggest that such abnormalities are progressive. METHOD Literature searches were conducted using… CONTINUE READING

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