Several magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies have identified structural abnormalities in association with bipolar disorder. The literature is, however, heterogeneous and there is remaining uncertainty about which brain areas are pivotal to the pathogenesis of the condition.

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Type

Journal article

Journal

Br J Psychiatry

Publication Date

09/2009

Volume

195

Pages

194 - 201

Keywords

Adolescent, Adult, Age of Onset, Amygdala, Bipolar Disorder, Brain, Child, Databases, Bibliographic, Female, Globus Pallidus, Humans, Lateral Ventricles, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Male, Middle Aged, Prefrontal Cortex, Regression Analysis, Schizophrenia, Young Adult