Structural changes in the brain of patients with bipolar affective disorder by MRI: a review of the literature.

@article{Norris1997StructuralCI,
  title={Structural changes in the brain of patients with bipolar affective disorder by MRI: a review of the literature.},
  author={Shannon D Norris and K. Ranga R. Krishnan and Eileen P. Ahearn},
  journal={Progress in neuro-psychopharmacology & biological psychiatry},
  year={1997},
  volume={21 8},
  pages={1323-37}
}
1. Current literature was searched to evaluate the use of magnetic resonance imaging in patients with bipolar disorder. 2. The presence of white matter hyperintensities, differences in temporal lobe and hippocampal structures, and ventricular enlargement in patients with bipolar disorder was assessed. 3. Further use of MRI in patients with bipolar disorder is reviewed.