Brain Imaging

Brain Imaging

Evidence Links White Matter Patterns to Cognitive Performance in Bipolar Disorder

Doctors have observed that patients with bipolar disorder may suffer from cognitive dysfunction -- deficits in executive functioning, verbal learning and memory, attention, and processing speed – even during periods of clinical

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Young woman with OCD

A study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry on May 1, 2018 gives researchers new clues into which parts of the brain may be disrupted in people with

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Certain Patterns of Brain Activity May Protect Against Bipolar Disorder

People who have siblings with bipolar disorder but have not developed the illness themselves have unusually high connectivity within a brain network that is most active during wakeful rest, according to a study reported in the

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Neuron Activity May Reveal Future Susceptibility to Depression

Chronic stress can cause some people to become depressed, potentially through stress-induced changes to certain neurons in reward-related regions in the brain such as the nucleus accumbens.

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Visual Processing Is Disrupted in People with Bipolar Disorder

Scientists are using MRI scans to visualize brain activity and learn how sensory processing is affected in people with bipolar disorder.

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