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Brain Scans Reveal Differences in Depression and Bipolar Disorder, University of Pittsburgh Study


8/22/2013 7:22:33 AM

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Brain scans measuring blood flow can help diagnose bipolar disorder at an early stage and distinguish the condition from depression, according to a study conducted by a University of Pittsburgh research team published today in the British Journal of Psychiatry. Bipolar disorder, characterized by mood swings that range from severe depression to very elevated or irritable moods, is difficult to diagnose and often is misdiagnosed as clinical depression.

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