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New Research from Massachusetts General Hospital

New Research from Massachusetts General Hospital

Imaging study identifies brain structural changes linked to physical, mental health in FND patients

An imaging study by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators has identified differences in key brain structures of individuals whose physical or mental health has been most seriously impaired by a common but poorly understood condition called functional neurological disorder (FND). In their report published online in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, the research team describes reductions in the size of a portion of the insula in FND patients with the most severe physical symptoms and relative volume increases in the amygdala among those most affected by mental health symptoms… Read more: http://www.massgeneral.org/about/pressrelease.aspx?id=2140

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