White Matter/Grey Matter

White Matter/Grey Matter

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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Brain’s White Matter Linked to Core Cognitive Deficits in Schizophrenia

Some of the core cognitive problems that affect people with schizophrenia, such as reduced information processing speed and impaired working memory, are associated with alterations in the brain’s connective “white matter” tissues,

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Brain’s Gray and White Matter Deteriorate in Schizophrenia

Changes in the brain’s structure associated with schizophrenia have been increasingly well-documented with improvements in brain imaging techniques.

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Harm to Brain Cell Structure Remains Long After Child Abuse

Child abuse can leave lasting marks on the brain at the cellular level, according to new research reported December 1st in the American Journal of Psychiatry.

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Sex and other human activities

Looking at the brains of children with various psychiatric illnesses, researchers have identified some of the brain differences that are specific to each disorder, and some that are shared.

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