Using functional magnetic resonance imaging, researchers have found brain changes in preschool-age children with depression that are not apparent in their nondepressed peers.The children underwent M.R.I. brain scans while viewing pictures of happy, sad, fearful or neutral faces. The researchers found that right amygdala and right thalamus activity was significantly greater in the depressed children than in the others, a finding that has also been observed in depressed adolescents and adults.

Depression Alters Young Brains

Your brain on depression~ PET scan shows hot spots of increased activity in the brain of a non-depressed person. (Depression is not a sign of weakness or negative personality. It is a major health problem and a treatable medical condition)

Science cross-stitch pattern: PET scan of human brain

PET scan of brain: science cross-stitch pattern

Embroidery of non traditional subject matter PET scan of brain: science cross-stitch by nerdylittlestitcher

What is a PET scan, how is it done, and how does it help diagnose (or rule out) the spread of cancer?

Can a Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scan Help Evaluate Lung Cancer?

What is a PET scan, how is it done, and how does it help diagnose (or rule out) the spread of cancer?

MRI, PET and CT scans of the brains of people affected by (clockwise from top left): Alcoholism, marijuana use, multiple sclerosis, cocaine use, Parkinson's disease, Alzehemier's disease

The masters of our minds: Meet the brain scientists battling to preserve our sanity

What is a PET scan? How does a PET scan work? Medical News Today

Back and neck pain are common complaints among victims of car accident. Louis car accident lawyers can help you prove the extent of your injury!

Dr. Bita Badakhshan describes two inexpensive cancer tests that work better for detecting cancer than the usual PET scan. Click on the quote above to watch the interview and learn what she recommends. Or repin to watch later. Please comment below what you think about it.

Two Cancer Tests That Are Better Than PET Scans (video)

Bita Badakhshan describes two inexpensive cancer tests that work better for detecting cancer than the usual PET scan.

PET Scans: Uses, Risks, and Procedure

Gadolinium-based contrast agents for enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) have been linked to hypersensitivity in certain brain regions.

PET Scan of the Brain may Predict Treatment Outcome in Depression  This is the photo I was telling you about the other day.

The Game Plan for Dealing with Depression: Types of Depression - Understanding Your Enemy

Two Cancer Tests That Are Better Than PET Scans (video)

Two Cancer Tests That Are Better Than PET Scans (video)

Bita Badakhshan describes two inexpensive cancer tests that work better for detecting cancer than the usual PET scan.

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