Structural changes in the brain of patients with bipolar affective disorder by MRI: a review of the literature.


Journal Article (Review)

1. Current literature was searched to evaluate the use of magnetic resonance imaging in patients with bipolar disorder. 2. The presence of white matter hyperintensities, differences in temporal lobe and hippocampal structures, and ventricular enlargement in patients with bipolar disorder was assessed. 3. Further use of MRI in patients with bipolar disorder is reviewed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Norris, SD; Krishnan, KR; Ahearn, E

Published Date

  • November 1997

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 21 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 1323 - 1337

PubMed ID

  • 9460095

Pubmed Central ID

  • 9460095

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0278-5846


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England