Sex differences of gray matter morphology in cortico-limbic-striatal neural system in major depressive disorder.

@article{Kong2013SexDO,
  title={Sex differences of gray matter morphology in cortico-limbic-striatal neural system in major depressive disorder.},
  author={Lingtao Kong and Kaiyuan Chen and Fay Y. Womer and Wenyan Jiang and Xingguang Luo and Naomi R. Driesen and Jie Liu and Hilary Patricia Blumberg and Yanqing Tang and Ke Xu and Fei Wang},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric research},
  year={2013},
  volume={47 6},
  pages={733-9}
}
Sex differences are observed in both epidemiological and clinical aspects of major depressive disorder (MDD). The cortico-limbic-striatal neural system, including the prefrontal cortex, amygdala, hippocampus, and striatum, have shown sexually dimorphic morphological features and have been implicated in the dysfunctional regulation of mood and emotion in MDD. In this study, we utilized a whole-brain, voxel-based approach to examine sex differences in the regional distribution of gray matter (GM… CONTINUE READING

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