Gray matter differences between healthy and depressed adolescents: a voxel-based morphometry study.

@article{Shad2012GrayMD,
  title={Gray matter differences between healthy and depressed adolescents: a voxel-based morphometry study.},
  author={Mujeeb U. Shad and Srirangam Muddasani and Uma Rao},
  journal={Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={190-7}
}
BACKGROUND Major depressive disorder (MDD) frequently begins during adolescence and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. However, little is known about the neurobiology of adolescent depression. A better understanding of the neurobiology will be helpful in developing more effective preventive and treatment interventions for this highly disabling illness. METHODS Using a voxel-based morphometric method, the study compared gray matter and white matter volumes in 22… CONTINUE READING
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