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    • Cross-sectional study of abnormal amygdala development in adolescents and young adults with bipolar disorder 

      Chen, B. K.; Sassi, R.; Axelson, D.; Hatch, J. P.; Sanches, M.; Nicoletti, M.; Brambilla, P.; Keshavan, M. S.; Ryan, N. D.; Birmaher, B.; Soares, J. C. (Elsevier B.V., 2004-09-15)
      Background: in vivo imaging studies in adult bipolarpatients have suggested enlargement of the amygdala. It is not known whether this abnormality is already present early in the illness course or whether it develops later ...

    • Developmental abnormalities in striatum in young bipolar patients: a preliminary study 

      Sanches, Marsal [UNIFESP]; Roberts, R. L.; Sassi, R. B.; Axelson, D.; Nicoletti, M.; Brambilla, P.; Hatch, J. P.; Keshavan, M. S.; Ryan, N. D.; Birmaher, B.; Soares, J. C. (Blackwell Munksgaard, 2005-04-01)
      Objectives: Anatomical abnormalities in the basal ganglia of adult mood disorder patients have been reported. To investigate whether these abnormalities are present early in illness course, we compared the volume of striatal ...

    • Subgenual prefrontal cortex of child and adolescent bipolar patients: a morphometric magnetic resonance imaging study 

      Sanches, M.; Sassi, R. B.; Axelson, D.; Nicoletti, M.; Brambilla, P.; Hatch, J. P.; Keshavan, M. S.; Ryan, N. D.; Birmaher, B.; Soares, J. C. (Elsevier B.V., 2005-01-30)
      The subgenual prefrontal cortex (SGPFC) plays an important role in emotional processing. We carried out a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study comparing the volume of the SGPFC in child and adolescent bipolar patients ...

    • Trait impulsivity in patients with mood disorders 

      Peluso, M. A. M.; Hatch, J. P.; Glahn, D. C.; Monkul, E. S.; Sanches, M.; Najt, P.; Bowden, C. L.; Barratt, E. S.; Soares, J. C. (Elsevier B.V., 2007-06-01)
      Background: Impulsivity is a key component of the manic behavior of bipolar disorder and is reported to occur in bipolar patients as a stable characteristic, i.e. a trait. Nevertheless, impulsivity has not been widely ...