Cerebral Blood Flow Changes as a Potential Biomarker of Major Depressive Disorder

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a common mood disorder that is believed to be associated with changes in the brain. Researchers have used magnetic resonance imaging techniques to identify brain-related biomarkers for other conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease. However, brain-related biomarkers have not yet been identified for use in the diagnosis or treatment of MDD. One noninvasive neuroimaging technique used to measure brain function is…

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Published by BrainPost.

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Lincoln M. Tracy
Research Fellow and Freelance Writer