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Sex dependence of brain size and shape in bipolar disorder: an exploratory study.

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OBJECTIVES: Anomalies of asymmetry and sex differences in brain structure have frequently been described in schizophrenic illnesses but have seldom been explored in bipolar disorder. METHODS: We measured volumes of the left and right frontal, temporal, parietal, and occipital lobes and computed the magnitude of brain torque (i.e., rightward frontal and leftward occipital asymmetry) for 49 patients with bipolar disorder and 47 healthy controls and performed an exploratory analysis of sex diffe...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Journal:
Bipolar disorders
Volume:
12
Issue:
3
Pages:
306-311
Publication date:
2010-05-05
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EISSN:
1399-5618
ISSN:
1398-5647
URN:
uuid:2c9e5282-9cc9-45ca-b49d-c4af9f936a60
Source identifiers:
139428
Local pid:
pubs:139428

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