Hippocampal and amygdalar volumes in psychotic and nonpsychotic unipolar depression.

@article{Keller2008HippocampalAA,
  title={Hippocampal and amygdalar volumes in psychotic and nonpsychotic unipolar depression.},
  author={Jennifer N. Keller and Lin Shen and Rowena G Gomez and Amy S. Garrett and Hugh Brent Solvason and Allan L. Reiss and Alan F. Schatzberg},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={165 7},
  pages={872-80}
}
OBJECTIVE The limbic system is thought to underlie dysfunctional affective and cognitive processes in individuals with depression. Neuroanatomical studies of subjects with depression have often examined hippocampal and amygdalar structures, since they are two key structures of the limbic system. Research has often but not always found reduced hippocampal volume in patients with major depression. The purpose of the present study was to examine differences in hippocampal and amygdalar volumes in… CONTINUE READING