Subcortical hyperintensity on magnetic resonance imaging: a comparison of normal and depressed elderly subjects.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Subcortical hyperintensity on T2-weighted brain magnetic resonance imaging was significantly more common and more severe in elderly depressed patients referred for ECT than in a matched control group of normal elderly subjects. The potential clinical and research implications of these findings are discussed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Coffey, CE; Figiel, GS; Djang, WT; Weiner, RD

Published Date

  • February 1990

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 147 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 187 - 189

PubMed ID

  • 2301657

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-953X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1176/ajp.147.2.187


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States