Paolo Brambilla

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Affiliation: University of Udine
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Investigation of corpus callosum in schizophrenia with diffusion imaging
    Paolo Brambilla
    Department of Pathology and Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Schizophr Res 79:201-10. 2005
  2. doi Genetic and environmental bases of the interplay between magical ideation and personality
    Paolo Brambilla
    DISM, InterUniversity Center for Behavioural Neurosciences ICBN, University of Udine, Udine, Italy E Medea, UDGEE, Udine, Italy Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 215:453-9. 2014
  3. doi Schizophrenia severity, social functioning and hippocampal neuroanatomy: three-dimensional mapping study
    P Brambilla
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Medical Sciences DISM, InterUniversity Centre for Behavioural Neurosciences, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Br J Psychiatry 202:50-5. 2013
  4. doi Altered white matter integrity and development in children with autism: a combined voxel-based morphometry and diffusion imaging study
    Paola Mengotti
    Ass La Nostra Famiglia, Pasian di Prato, Udine, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 84:189-95. 2011
  5. ncbi Assessment of cerebral blood volume in schizophrenia: A magnetic resonance imaging study
    Paolo Brambilla
    Department of Pathology and Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    J Psychiatr Res 41:502-10. 2007
  6. ncbi Myelination in bipolar patients and the effects of mood stabilizers on brain anatomy
    Paolo Brambilla
    Inter University Center for Behavioural Neurosciences, Department of Pathology and Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 15:2632-6. 2009
  7. ncbi The role of white matter for the pathophysiology of schizophrenia
    Paolo Brambilla
    Department of Pathology and Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Udine, Scientific Institute IRCCS E Medea, Via Colugna 50, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Int Rev Psychiatry 19:459-68. 2007
  8. doi Shared impairment in associative learning in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
    Paolo Brambilla
    DISM, Inter University Centre for Behavioural Neurosciences, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:1093-9. 2011
  9. doi Laterality effects in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
    Marcella Bellani
    Inter University Center for Behavioural Neurosciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 201:339-44. 2010
  10. doi Genetic variants in the ErbB4 gene are associated with white matter integrity
    Riccardo Zuliani
    Inter University Centre for Behavioural Neurosciences, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 191:133-7. 2011

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Publications62

  1. ncbi Investigation of corpus callosum in schizophrenia with diffusion imaging
    Paolo Brambilla
    Department of Pathology and Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Schizophr Res 79:201-10. 2005
    ..We here further investigated CC organization with diffusion imaging (DWI) in a sample of schizophrenia patients recruited from the epidemiologically defined catchment area of South Verona, Italy...
  2. doi Genetic and environmental bases of the interplay between magical ideation and personality
    Paolo Brambilla
    DISM, InterUniversity Center for Behavioural Neurosciences ICBN, University of Udine, Udine, Italy E Medea, UDGEE, Udine, Italy Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 215:453-9. 2014
    ..e. self-directedness (negative association) and self-transcendence (positive association), potentially representing predictive markers of psychosis liability related to schizotypy and personality. ..
  3. doi Schizophrenia severity, social functioning and hippocampal neuroanatomy: three-dimensional mapping study
    P Brambilla
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Medical Sciences DISM, InterUniversity Centre for Behavioural Neurosciences, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Br J Psychiatry 202:50-5. 2013
    ..Hippocampal shrinkage is commonly reported in schizophrenia, but its role in the illness is still poorly understood. In particular, it is unclear how clinical and psychosocial variables relate to hippocampal volumes...
  4. doi Altered white matter integrity and development in children with autism: a combined voxel-based morphometry and diffusion imaging study
    Paola Mengotti
    Ass La Nostra Famiglia, Pasian di Prato, Udine, Italy
    Brain Res Bull 84:189-95. 2011
    ..A combined protocol of voxel-based morphometry (VBM) and diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) was applied to investigate the neurodevelopment of gray and white matter in autism...
  5. ncbi Assessment of cerebral blood volume in schizophrenia: A magnetic resonance imaging study
    Paolo Brambilla
    Department of Pathology and Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    J Psychiatr Res 41:502-10. 2007
    ..Thus, altered intracranial hemodynamics may accompany brain atrophy and cognitive deficits, being a crucial factor in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia...
  6. ncbi Myelination in bipolar patients and the effects of mood stabilizers on brain anatomy
    Paolo Brambilla
    Inter University Center for Behavioural Neurosciences, Department of Pathology and Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 15:2632-6. 2009
    ..The effects of mood stabilizers on white matter are discussed, based on available findings from human and animal studies. Last, perspectives in this field of research are also drawn...
  7. ncbi The role of white matter for the pathophysiology of schizophrenia
    Paolo Brambilla
    Department of Pathology and Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Udine, Scientific Institute IRCCS E Medea, Via Colugna 50, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Int Rev Psychiatry 19:459-68. 2007
    ....
  8. doi Shared impairment in associative learning in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
    Paolo Brambilla
    DISM, Inter University Centre for Behavioural Neurosciences, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:1093-9. 2011
    ..We assessed behavioral performance during associative learning in a group of SCZ, BD and healthy controls (HC)...
  9. doi Laterality effects in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
    Marcella Bellani
    Inter University Center for Behavioural Neurosciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Exp Brain Res 201:339-44. 2010
    ..This represents a potentially important clue to a further understanding of the pathogenetic differences between the two major psychoses...
  10. doi Genetic variants in the ErbB4 gene are associated with white matter integrity
    Riccardo Zuliani
    Inter University Centre for Behavioural Neurosciences, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 191:133-7. 2011
    ..These findings provide further evidence to support a key role of NRG1-ErbB4 signalling in the pathophysiology of major mental disorders...
  11. doi Decreased entorhinal cortex volumes in schizophrenia
    Monica Baiano
    Department of Pathology and Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Psychiatry Section, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Schizophr Res 102:171-80. 2008
    ..The entorhinal cortex is located in the medial temporal lobe and is involved in memory and learning. Previous MRI studies reported conflicting findings in schizophrenia, showing normal or reduced entorhinal size...
  12. doi Specific linguistic and pragmatic deficits in Italian patients with schizophrenia
    Alessandro Tavano
    Scientific Institute E Medea, Udine, Italy
    Schizophr Res 102:53-62. 2008
    ..Indeed, most of the language literature is composed of studies on English speaking people...
  13. pmc Microstructural thalamic changes in schizophrenia: a combined anatomic and diffusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging study
    Nivedita Agarwal
    Department of Medical and Morphological Research, Section of Radiology, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 33:440-8. 2008
    ..The objective of our study was to use structural MRI and DWI to explore for the first time both thalamic volumes and integrity in schizophrenia...
  14. doi DTI studies of corpus callosum in bipolar disorder
    Marcella Bellani
    Inter University Centre for Behavioural Neurosciences, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Biochem Soc Trans 37:1096-8. 2009
    ..In the present review, we discuss the most consistent findings from diffusion imaging studies exploring corpus callosum integrity in bipolar disorder...
  15. doi Psychopathological and personality traits underlie decision making in recent onset medication naïve anorexia nervosa: A pilot study
    Livia Fornasari
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine DISM, Inter University Centre for Behavioural Neurosciences ICBN, University of Udine, P le Kolbe n 3, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 216:89-96. 2014
    ..IGT impairment in AN found by prior studies could be related to these clinical features which are not always taken into account. ..
  16. doi Visual body perception in anorexia nervosa
    Cosimo Urgesi
    Department of Human Sciences, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Int J Eat Disord 45:501-11. 2012
    ..However, it is unclear whether these perceptual deficits involve more basic aspects of others' body perception...
  17. doi Body schema and self-representation in patients with bulimia nervosa
    Cosimo Urgesi
    Department of Philosophy, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Int J Eat Disord 44:238-48. 2011
    ..Yet a full neuropsychological investigation of body schema representation in ED patients is lacking. We examined mental imagery and body schema representation in patients with bulimia nervosa (BN) and binge eating disorder (BED)...
  18. doi The effects of antidepressants on human brain as detected by imaging studies. Focus on major depression
    Marcella Bellani
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, Inter University Center for Behavioural Neurosciences, University of University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 35:1544-52. 2011
    ..This paper reviews imaging studies conducted in MDD patients and healthy controls treated with different ADs...
  19. ncbi Context processing performance in bipolar disorder patients
    Paolo Brambilla
    Department of Pathology and Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Section of Psychiatry, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Bipolar Disord 9:230-7. 2007
    ..However, this cognitive dimension has not yet been examined in BPD patients in the existing literature...
  20. doi Decreased hypothalamus volumes in generalized anxiety disorder but not in panic disorder
    Robert Terlevic
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Medical Sciences DISM, Inter University Centre for Behavioural Neurosciences, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    J Affect Disord 146:390-4. 2013
    ..We investigated hypothalamic volumes in patients with either GAD or PD and in healthy controls...
  21. doi Enlarged hypothalamic volumes in schizophrenia
    Stefania Tognin
    Department of Psychosis Studies, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Psychiatry Res 204:75-81. 2012
    ..Future longitudinal studies on the volumes of the hypothalamus and the mammillary bodies with respect to the levels of related hormones will clarify their role in modulating HPA axis in schizophrenia...
  22. ncbi Magnetic resonance findings in bipolar disorder
    Paolo Brambilla
    Section of Psychiatry, Department of Pathology and Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 28:443-67. 2005
    ....
  23. doi Investigating the development of temperament and character in school-aged children using a self-report measure
    Cosimo Urgesi
    Department of Human Sciences, University of Udine, 33100 Udine, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 53:875-83. 2012
    ..Here, we tested the suitability of self-report evaluation and the developmental trend of temperament and character dimensions among school-aged children using an Italian version of the junior Temperament and Character Inventory (jTCI)...
  24. ncbi Brain anatomy of major depression I. Focus on hippocampus
    Marcella Bellani
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, Inter University Center for Behavioural Neurosciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 19:298-301. 2010
    ..Here we briefly summarize the most consistent structural MRI studies on hippocampus in major depression and debate the effects of clinical variables on hippocampal morphology...
  25. pmc A multi-element psychosocial intervention for early psychosis (GET UP PIANO TRIAL) conducted in a catchment area of 10 million inhabitants: study protocol for a pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial
    Mirella Ruggeri
    Section of Psychiatry, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Verona and Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata Verona, Verona, Italy
    Trials 13:73. 2012
    ....
  26. doi Genetic variation in the G72 (DAOA) gene affects temporal lobe and amygdala structure in subjects affected by bipolar disorder
    Riccardo Zuliani
    Clinica di Psichiatria, Psicologia Medica e Psicosomatica, DPMSC, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Bipolar Disord 11:621-7. 2009
    ..We hypothesised that reductions in temporal lobe and amygdala gray matter would be associated with variation at two loci in the gene for which evidence of genetic linkage has been repeatedly demonstrated...
  27. pmc Greater cortical gray matter density in lithium-treated patients with bipolar disorder
    Carrie E Bearden
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 62:7-16. 2007
    ..Previous neuroimaging findings have been inconsistent; however, new methods for three-dimensional (3-D) computational image analysis may better characterize neuroanatomic changes than standard volumetric measures...
  28. pmc Three-dimensional MRI perfusion maps: a step beyond volumetric analysis in mental disorders
    Paolo F Fabene
    Department of Morphological and Biomedical Sciences, Section of Anatomy and Histology, University of Verona, Italy
    J Anat 210:122-8. 2007
    ..In summary, the three-dimensional analysis method we propose has been shown to be a feasible tool for revealing subtle vascular changes both in normal subjects and in pathological conditions...
  29. ncbi Normal pituitary volumes in chronic schizophrenia
    Kalliopi Tournikioti
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Psychiatry Res 154:41-8. 2007
    ....
  30. ncbi Anatomic evaluation of the orbitofrontal cortex in major depressive disorder
    Acioly L T Lacerda
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 55:353-8. 2004
    ..This study examined the OFC and its subdivisions in patients with MDD and matched healthy control subjects...
  31. ncbi Abnormal left superior temporal gyrus volumes in children and adolescents with bipolar disorder: a magnetic resonance imaging study
    Hua Hsua Chen
    Division of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Neurosci Lett 363:65-8. 2004
    ..Decreased white matter connections may be the core of abnormalities in STG, which is an important region for speech, language and communication, and could possibly underlie neurocognitive deficits present in bipolar patients...
  32. ncbi Cingulate cortex anatomical abnormalities in children and adolescents with bipolar disorder
    Simerjit Kaur
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1637-43. 2005
    ..This anatomical magnetic resonance imaging study examined the cingulate cortex in children and adolescents with bipolar disorder and matched healthy comparison subjects...
  33. ncbi Smaller cingulate volumes in unipolar depressed patients
    Sheila C Caetano
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 59:702-6. 2006
    ..This anatomical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study compared cingulate cortex volumes in unipolar depressed patients and age- and gender-matched healthy control subjects...
  34. ncbi Cerebral atrophy and white matter disruption in chronic schizophrenia
    Nicola Andreone
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 257:3-11. 2007
    ..It also suggested that physiological aging effects on brain anatomy may be abnormally pronounced in schizophrenia...
  35. ncbi Is there a neurobiological basis of insight in schizophrenia?
    Marcella Bellani
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 17:28-30. 2008
  36. ncbi Increased gray matter volume in lithium-treated bipolar disorder patients
    Roberto B Sassi
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Neurosci Lett 329:243-5. 2002
    ..6; d.f. = 1, 25; P = 0.003) and healthy individuals (675.8 +/- 61.8 cm(3); F = 17.4; d.f. = 1, 59; P < 0.001), suggesting in vivo effects of lithium on gray matter, which could possibly reflect lithium's neurotrophic effects...
  37. pmc Three-dimensional mapping of hippocampal anatomy in adolescents with bipolar disorder
    Carrie E Bearden
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA, 300 Building Medical Plaza, Suite 2265, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:515-25. 2008
    ..Using the same three-dimensional mapping methods, we sought to investigate whether a similar pattern exists in adolescents with bipolar disorder...
  38. ncbi Social cognition, schizophrenia and brain imaging
    Marcella Bellani
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 17:117-9. 2008
  39. pmc MRI study of the cerebellum in young bipolar patients
    E Serap Monkul
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:613-9. 2008
    ..Our results are preliminary, but consistent with the findings from studies in adult bipolar patients suggesting the involvement of structural changes in cerebellar vermis in the pathophysiology of bipolar disorder...
  40. pmc Abnormal corpus callosum myelination in pediatric bipolar patients
    Sheila C Caetano
    Division of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Affect Disord 108:297-301. 2008
    ..Here we compared the callosal signal intensity of children and adolescents with bipolar disorder to that of matched healthy subjects, to investigate the hypothesis that callosal myelination is abnormal in pediatric bipolar patients...
  41. ncbi Cross-sectional study of abnormal amygdala development in adolescents and young adults with bipolar disorder
    Barbara K Chen
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 56:399-405. 2004
    ....
  42. ncbi Magnetic resonance with manganese-DPDP (mangafodipir) of focal solid pancreatic lesions
    Alessandro Zanello
    Servizio e Cattedra di Radiologia, Università Vita Salute IRCCS H San Raffaele, Milan
    Radiol Med 108:194-207. 2004
    ..To assess the accuracy of magnetic resonance (MR) with Mangafodipir (Mn-DPDP) in the identification of focal solid pancreatic lesions. The possibility of lesion characterisation based on quantification of Mn uptake was also investigated...
  43. ncbi Anatomical MRI study of borderline personality disorder patients
    Paolo Brambilla
    Division of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Psychiatry Res 131:125-33. 2004
    ..Early traumatic experiences may play a role in hippocampal atrophy, whereas substance use disorders may contribute to putamen enlargement...
  44. ncbi The functional neuroanatomy of autism
    Paolo Brambilla
    Biological Psychiatry Unit, IRCCS S Giovanni di Dio, Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
    Funct Neurol 19:9-17. 2004
    ..Such studies will be instrumental in furthering understanding of the pathophysiology of autism and in exploring the importance of dimensional measures of the broader phenotype currently defined as autism...
  45. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging study of corpus callosum abnormalities in patients with bipolar disorder
    Paolo Brambilla
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 54:1294-7. 2003
    ..This study was conducted to further examine the hypothesis of abnormalities in size of corpus callosum in subjects with bipolar disorder...
  46. ncbi Anatomical MRI study of basal ganglia in major depressive disorder
    Acioly L T Lacerda
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Psychiatry Res 124:129-40. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that abnormalities in lateralization and possibly neurodegenerative changes in basal ganglia structures participate in the pathophysiology of major depressive disorder...
  47. ncbi White matter hyperintensities in bipolar and unipolar patients with relatively mild-to-moderate illness severity
    Roberto B Sassi
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Affect Disord 77:237-45. 2003
    ..We examined the rates of hyperintense lesions in adult, non-elderly bipolar and unipolar patients, with a relatively mild-to-moderate illness severity, and in matched healthy controls...
  48. ncbi Impaired growth hormone secretion correlates with visceral adiposity in highly active antiretroviral treated HIV-infected adolescents
    Alessandra Vigano
    L Sacco Hospital, University of Milan, IRCCS H S Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    AIDS 17:1435-41. 2003
    ..HIV-infected adults with lipodystrophy, characterized by excess accumulation of intra-abdominal adipose tissue (IAT), showed impaired growth hormone (GH) secretion. Data are lacking in paediatric lipodystrophy with the same features...
  49. ncbi MRI investigation of temporal lobe structures in bipolar patients
    Paolo Brambilla
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 37:287-95. 2003
    ..Longitudinal studies in high-risk offspring and first-episode patients will be needed to examine whether such abnormalities precede the appearance of symptoms, or whether they may appear subsequently as a result of illness course...
  50. ncbi Reduced left anterior cingulate volumes in untreated bipolar patients
    Roberto B Sassi
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 56:467-75. 2004
    ....
  51. ncbi Subgenual prefrontal cortex of child and adolescent bipolar patients: a morphometric magnetic resonance imaging study
    Marsal Sanches
    Division of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 87229, USA
    Psychiatry Res 138:43-9. 2005
    ..55 +/- 73.67 mm(3), respectively. There were no statistically significant differences between groups regarding right or left SGPFC volumes. We found no evidence of volumetric abnormalities in the SGPFC of bipolar children and adolescents...
  52. ncbi 1H Magnetic resonance spectroscopy study of dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in unipolar mood disorder patients
    Paolo Brambilla
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Psychiatry Res 138:131-9. 2005
    ..Future 1H MRS investigations should longitudinally examine the role of illness chronicity on DLPFC abnormalities and their relationship with the symptoms of unipolar disorder...
  53. pmc Prefrontal gray matter increases in healthy individuals after lithium treatment: a voxel-based morphometry study
    E Serap Monkul
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Neurosci Lett 429:7-11. 2007
    ..Whether these changes are mediated by neurotrophic/neuroprotective or osmotic effects remains unknown...
  54. ncbi MRI study of corpus callosum in patients with borderline personality disorder: a pilot study
    Marcus V Zanetti
    Laboratory of Psychiatric Neuroimaging LIM 21, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:1519-25. 2007
    ..Abnormalities in interhemispheric connectivity do not appear necessary for the development of BPD. Further studies with larger samples are needed to confirm this preliminary finding...
  55. ncbi Three-dimensional mapping of hippocampal anatomy in unmedicated and lithium-treated patients with bipolar disorder
    Carrie E Bearden
    Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 33:1229-38. 2008
    ..Moreover, increased hippocampal volume in lithium-treated bipolar patients may reflect postulated neurotrophic effects of this agent, a possibility warranting further study in longitudinal investigations...
  56. ncbi Can neuroimaging studies help us in understanding the biological causes of schizophrenia?
    Paolo Brambilla
    Int Rev Psychiatry 19:313-4. 2007
  57. ncbi Normalization of fat accrual in lipoatrophic, HIV-infected children switched from stavudine to tenofovir and from protease inhibitor to efavirenz
    Alessandro Viganò
    Department of Paediatrics, L Sacco Hospital, University of Milan, Italy
    Antivir Ther 12:297-302. 2007
    ..We assess the effect on body composition parameters of replacing stavudine with tenofovir and protease inhibitor with efavirenz in paediatric patients...
  58. ncbi MRI study of thalamus volumes in juvenile patients with bipolar disorder
    E Serap Monkul
    MOOD CNS Program, Division of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Depress Anxiety 23:347-52. 2006
    ..Any differences in thalamus size that may exist between patients with bipolar disorder and healthy controls must amount to small effect sizes...
  59. ncbi MRI study of corpus callosum in children and adolescents with bipolar disorder
    A Sibel Yasar
    MOOD CNS Program Mood Disorders Clinical Neurosciences Program, Division of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Psychiatry Res 146:83-5. 2006
    ..No significant differences in CC length or area were observed, suggesting that reported CC abnormalities appear late in the course of bipolar disorder...
  60. ncbi 1H magnetic resonance spectroscopy investigation of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in bipolar disorder patients
    Paolo Brambilla
    Division of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Affect Disord 86:61-7. 2005
    ..Furthermore, recent MRS reports suggested possible lithium-induced increase in NAA levels in bipolar patients. We examined with in vivo (1)H MRS NAA levels in the DLPFC of adult bipolar patients...
  61. ncbi Anatomical MRI study of corpus callosum in unipolar depression
    Acioly L T Lacerda
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 39:347-54. 2005
    ..The possible role of callosal abnormalities in the pathogenesis of mood disorders should be further examined...
  62. ncbi Anatomical MRI study of subgenual prefrontal cortex in bipolar and unipolar subjects
    Paolo Brambilla
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 27:792-9. 2002
    ..05). In vivo abnormalities in the volumes of SGPFC were not identified in mildly depressed or euthymic unipolar or bipolar mood disorder outpatients, either familial or non-familial...