Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis May Soon Include MRI Brain Scan Test, Mount Sinai School of Medicine Study

Published: Jun 06, 2013

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Mental illnesses are hard enough to diagnose without clear physical symptoms that doctors can observe, but bipolar disorder can be particularly tricky. That may change with a new brain scan study, which suggests that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can tell the difference between bipolar and healthy individuals often enough to serve as an effective bipolar disorder test.

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