ERIC Number: EJ852178
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jun
Abstractor: As Provided
Relation between Amygdala Structure and Function in Adolescents with Bipolar Disorder
Kalmar, Jessica H.; Wang, Fei; Chepenik, Lara G.; Womer, Fay Y.; Jones, Monique M.; Pittman, Brian; Shah, Maulik P.; Martin, Andres; Constable, R. Todd; Blumberg, Hilary P.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v48 n6 p636 Jun 2009
Adolescents with bipolar disorder showed decreased amygdala volume and increased amygdala response to emotional faces. Amygdala volume is inversely related to activation during emotional face processing.
Descriptors: Adolescents, Cognitive Processes, Brain, Depression (Psychology), Mental Disorders, Correlation, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Emotional Response, Nonverbal Communication
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