Volumetric Analysis of the Prefrontal Cortex, Amygdala, and Hippocampus in Major Depression

Abstract

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies in depressed subjects report smaller volumes of amygdala, hippocampus, inferior anterior cingulate, and the orbital prefrontal cortex (OPFC), components of the limbic-cortico-thalamic circuit. Major depression occurs more commonly in women, raising the possibility of an additional psychopathological process affecting… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.npp.1300371

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