Brain scans link frontal abnormalities to suicidal behaviors in adolescents, young adults

Scientists are closer to understanding how suicidal thoughts and behaviors are generated, according to a study presented at the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology annual meeting. Reduced integrity of white matter in key frontal brain systems that control emotion, motivation and memory was observed in a of study participants who attempted suicide, and the findings showed links between the deficits in the brain’s structural connections and the number and medical severity of prior attempts. —> Read More Here


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