Schizophrenia, Depression and Addiction show similar pattern of gray-matter loss in the brain

Post image for Schizophrenia, Depression and Addiction All Linked to Similar Loss of Brain MatterDiagnoses as different as depression, addictions and schizophrenia are all linked to a similar pattern of gray-matter loss in the brain, a new study finds.
The results hint at an underlying biological cause for these mental illnesses.The research, published in JAMA Psychiatry, pooled data frommeta-analysis of 193 studies comprising 15 892 individuals across 6 diverse diagnostic groups (schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, addiction, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and anxiety) (Goodkind et al., 2015).

Source: PSYBLOG

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