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ADHD: Brain Structure Differences Found

By |2017-01-10T08:41:40-05:00April 26th, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Brain, Research|Tags: , , , , , , |

Did you know that the ADHD brain may have a thinner cerebral cortex than the non-ADHD brain? The cerebral cortex is the thin tissue that covers the cerebrum. It's the cerebrum's outer layer. It's sometimes called the "gray matter" of the brain. In an American Journal of Psychiatry editorial, Rachel G. Klein Ph.D. reviews studies regarding [...]

Bipolar children have greater difficulty with identifying facial expressions

By |2016-10-05T06:46:14-04:00March 5th, 2008|Categories: Depression/Anxiety, Research|Tags: , , , |

In the February 2008 issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry, it was found that children with bipolar disorder and children who have a parent or sibling with bipolar disorder have the same difficulty with reading facial expressions. Weak connections and differences in activity were found in a brain circuit that interprets the meaning of social [...]

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