ePrivacy and GPDR Cookie Consent by Cookie Consent Can Brain Scan Show Depression Pics - Etuttor

Can Brain Scan Show Depression Pics

Can Brain Scan Show Depression Pics. Brain scans may redefine depression and help doctors target treatment. On a biological level, yes, it is literally in your head.

Brain scans may help depression patients find the right ...
Brain scans may help depression patients find the right ... from images.foxtv.com
Neurologist helen mayberg from emory university in atlanta, georgia, and her colleagues have run the first systematic. On a biological level, yes, it is literally in your head. They took in scans from 1188 people, about 40 percent of whom had depression, and were able to look the team had expected to find some differences between the brains of people with depression and without.

The brain scan showed that a part of ariel's brain called the limbic system was working way too hard, which is common in people with depression.

The scan itself took about 10 minutes. Lead researcher, dr brenda mc mahon, said: The scan itself took about 10 minutes. Scientists studying people with depression say brain scans could be used to predict who is most likely to relapse, an in a small study of 64 patients, the researchers found that significant differences showed up in brain scans of those who later went on to have a recurrence of their depression.