MRI brain scans can identify bipolar disorder

MRI brain scans
MRI brain scans

MRI brain scans can identify bipolar disorder.

Australian researchers through their recent studies have come to the conclusion that brain scans can spot bipolar disorder.

Health USNews reported the findings of this recent study, scheduled to feature in the Biology Psychiatry Journal.

Bipolar disorder or maniac depression is thought to be a biological illness, with strong genetic overtones.

On observation the scientists found that there is reduced brain activity in those areas of the brain that regulate emotional responses.

Extreme mood swings is a common occurrence in those suffering from bipolar disorder. These extreme mood swings can be emotionally draining and exhausting.