Anatomical measurements of the orbitofrontal cortex in child and adolescent patients with bipolar disorder.

@article{Najt2007AnatomicalMO,
  title={Anatomical measurements of the orbitofrontal cortex in child and adolescent patients with bipolar disorder.},
  author={Pablo Najt and Mark A Nicoletti and Hua Hsuan Chen and John P. Hatch and Sheila Cavalcante Caetano and Roberto Sassi and David Axelson and Paolo Brambilla and Macheri S Keshavan and Neal D. Ryan and Boris J Birmaher and Jair C. Soares},
  journal={Neuroscience letters},
  year={2007},
  volume={413 3},
  pages={183-6}
}
Imaging studies indicate smaller orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) volume in mood disorder patients compared with healthy subjects. We sought to determine whether child and adolescent patients with bipolar disorder have smaller OFC volumes than healthy controls. Fourteen children and adolescents meeting DSM-IV criteria for bipolar disorder (six males and eight females with a mean age+/-S.D.=15.5+/-3.2 years) and 20 healthy controls (11 males and nine females with mean age+/-S.D.=16.9+/-3.8 years) were… CONTINUE READING
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