Increased amygdala volumes in female and depressed humans. A quantitative magnetic resonance imaging study.

@article{Elst2000IncreasedAV,
  title={Increased amygdala volumes in female and depressed humans. A quantitative magnetic resonance imaging study.},
  author={Ludger H Tebartz van Elst and Friedrich G. Woermann and Louis Lemieux and Michael Robert Trimble},
  journal={Neuroscience letters},
  year={2000},
  volume={281 2-3},
  pages={103-6}
}
The amygdala are thought to play an important role in emotional information processing. First studies indicate a link between amygdala atrophy, fear and aggression and between amygdala hypertrophy and depression. To investigate a possible relationship between amygdala volumes, aggression and depression, we measured the amygdala of 62 patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) with and without aggressive behavior or depression and 20 healthy volunteers using quantitative magnetic resonance… CONTINUE READING
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