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Study Ties Brain Abnormality to Bipolar Disorder

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Study Ties Brain Abnormality to Bipolar Disorder

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Study Ties Brain Abnormality to Bipolar Disorder

Study Ties Brain Abnormality to Bipolar Disorder

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A study in the journal Archives of General Psychiatry says MRI images reveal a common physical abnormality in the brains of people of various ages who are diagnosed with bipolar disorder, also called manic-depressive illness. NPR's Michelle Trudeau reports.

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