White matter connectivity in bipolar disorder

Paolo Brambilla, Marcella Bellani, Ping Hong Yeh, Jair C. Soares, Michele Tansella

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There is evidence that intra- and inter-hemispheric white matter communication, mainly fronto-limbic and callosal connectivity, is impaired in bipolar disorder as reported in several magnetic resonance (MR) diffusion imaging studies. In this review we will discuss diffusion imaging studies that examined white matter integrity in patients with bipolar disorder, trying to outline future research strategies

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)380-386
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Review of Psychiatry
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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