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In vivo brain changes in late-life depression

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Late-life depression (LLD) is common illness, frequently associated with neuropsychological impairment. Disruption of frontal-subcortical and limbic networks may play a key role in LLD and can be examined using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Grey matter (GM) can be examined using T1-weighted MRI, white matter (WM) using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), and functional connectivity using resting-state functional MRI (fMRI).

To clarify the roles of GM, WM and functional connectivity...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Oxford college:
Linacre College
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Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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English
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Deposit date:
2011-11-09

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