Brain Imaging Identifies Bipolar Disorder Risk

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According to an article posted in Science Daily:

Researchers from the Black Dog Institute and University of NSW (in Australia) have used brain imaging technology to show that young people with a known genetic risk of bipolar but no clinical signs of the condition have clear and quantifiable differences in brain activity when compared to controls‘.

This development is extremely important and may pave the way for siblings and offspring of individuals diagnosed with bipolar to be more aware and proactive in monitoring their risk.

You can read the article here: Brain imaging identifies bipolar disorder risk in adolescents.

 

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