Imaging to examine brain architecture association with mood, attentional symptoms

December 26, 2019

What The Study Did: Researchers looked at whether certain patterns of connectivity between specific regions of the brain in children at age 7 (measured by magnetic resonance imaging) were associated with later development of symptoms related to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and major depressive disorder.

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Authors: Susan Whitfield-Gabrieli, Ph.D., of the University of California at Berkeley, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.4208)

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