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By On August 14th, 2013

Suicide in Seniors Linked to Impaired Brain Signaling

A recent study conducted by Alexandre Y. Dombrovski, MD, associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh, showed a connection between older adults with a history of suicide attempts and impaired brain signaling in the paralimbic cortex.  The study utilized functional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to measure the activity in the area of the brain…

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