ERIC Number: EJ820957
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Nov
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Meta-Analysis of Amygdala Volumes in Children and Adolescents with Bipolar Disorder
Pfeifer, Jonathan C.; Welge, Jeffrey; Strakowski. Stephen M.; Adler, Caleb M.; Delbello, Melissa P.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v47 n11 p1289 Nov 2008
The size of amygdala of bipolar youths and adults is investigated using neuroimaging studies. Findings showed that smaller volumes of amygdala were observed in youths with bipolar youths compared with children and adolescents without bipolar disorder. The structural amygdala abnormalities in bipolar youths are examined further.
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Adolescents, Meta Analysis, Diagnostic Tests, Adults, Children, Brain, Neurological Impairments
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