Study shows thinning of gray matter in the brains of patients with bipolar disorder
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  May 16, 2017  
  Bipolar Disorder  
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 Study shows thinning of gray matter in the brains of patients with bipolar disorderStudy shows thinning of gray matter in the brains of patients with bipolar disorder
 
A new study has found brain abnormalities in people with bipolar disorder. In the largest MRI study to date on patients with bipolar disorder, a global consortium published new research showing that people with the condition have differences in the brain regions that control inhibition and emotion.
 
 
 UTHealth study reveals genetic markers linked to increased risk for bipolar disorder in childrenUTHealth study reveals genetic markers linked to increased risk for bipolar disorder in children
 
Genetic alterations that can be modulated by stress have been identified in children at high risk for bipolar disorder, according to a recently published study by researchers at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
 
   Drug used to treat bipolar disorder may help prevent brain cell damage in TBI patientsDrug used to treat bipolar disorder may help prevent brain cell damage in TBI patients
 
A drug used to treat bipolar disorder and other forms of depression may help to preserve brain function and prevent nerve cells from dying in people with a traumatic brain injury, according to a new Rutgers University study.
 
   People with severe mental illness have higher risk for cardiovascular disease, study revealsPeople with severe mental illness have higher risk for cardiovascular disease, study reveals
 
An international study of more than 3.2 million people with severe mental illness reveals a substantially increased risk for developing cardiovascular disease compared to the general population.
 
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 Study finds uneven distribution of telemedicine services for mental health in rural areas
 
Study finds uneven distribution of telemedicine services for mental health in rural areasNewly published research by Harvard Medical School and the RAND Corporation reveals a dramatic growth in the use of telemedicine for the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders in rural areas, but strikingly uneven distribution of services across states.