Ventricular and periventricular structural volumes in first- versus multiple-episode bipolar disorder.

@article{Strakowski2002VentricularAP,
  title={Ventricular and periventricular structural volumes in first- versus multiple-episode bipolar disorder.},
  author={Stephen M Strakowski and Melissa P. Delbello and M E Zimmerman and Glen E Getz and Neil P Mills and Jennifer Ret and Paula K. Shear and Caleb M. Adler},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2002},
  volume={159 11},
  pages={1841-7}
}
OBJECTIVE Ventriculomegaly has been reported in bipolar disorder, although whether it occurs at illness onset or progresses during the course of the disorder is unknown. In addition, it is unknown whether ventriculomegaly in bipolar disorder reflects acquired volume loss or underdevelopment of periventricular structures. METHOD Magnetic resonance imaging was used to measure the volumes of the lateral and third ventricles and periventricular structures (caudate, putamen, thalamus, hippocampus… CONTINUE READING
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