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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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