MRI Analysis of the Cerebellum in Bipolar Disorder: A Pilot Study

  title={MRI Analysis of the Cerebellum in Bipolar Disorder: A Pilot Study},
  author={Melissa P. Delbello and Stephen M Strakowski and M E Zimmerman and John M Hawkins and Kenji W Sax},
Since qualitative CT studies have suggested decreased cerebellar size in patients with bipolar disorder, we performed a quantitative analysis of the cerebellum in patients with bipolar disorder to determine whether high-resolution, thin slice magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) morphometry would reveal similar results. Bipolar patients hospitalized for a first manic episode (n = 16), bipolar patients with prior manic episodes hospitalized for a manic episode (n = 14), and normal volunteers (n = 15… CONTINUE READING


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