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fMRI and Postmortem biopsy in Depression

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fMRI and Postmortem biopsy in Depression

Post  Admin on Tue Mar 04, 2014 7:26 pm

Q. In Depression: fMRI and Postmortem biopsy studies consistently show Increased Gray Matter in:
(a) Hippocampus
(b) Prefrontal Cortex
(c) Striatum
(d) Amygdala


Answer: (d) Amygdala

In Depression fMRI and Postmortem biopsy studies consistently show
(A) Increased Volume and Gray Matter in:
- Amygdala
- Insula

(B) Decreased Volume and Gray Matter in:
- Prefrontal Cortex
- Hippocampus
- Striatum

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