MRI in first episode psychosis

mri-782459_1280

Dan Joyce publishes his debut blog on a recent paper in the British Journal of Psychiatry that considers the feasibility and clinical utility of magnetic resonance imaging in first-episode psychosis.

[read the full story...]

Trying to understand brain networks associated with depression is hampered by how variable the condition is

shutterstock_133605752

At the start of using neuroimaging to try and understand mental health problems, the focus was on a specific area of the brain that might be different.  As the methods have become more sophisticated, the ability to look at how different areas of the brain are linked into functional networks has developed.  Whilst damage to [read the full story…]