For years, brain scientists thought that the importance of white matter paled in comparison to that of grey matter. Now, we know white matter is the tissue responsible for conveying messages from one part of the brain to another. A new study has shown that the white matter in the brains of bipolar young adults who attempt suicide looks different from that of healthy young adults. One day we may be able to do a scan and predict a teenager's suicide risk.
Abnormalities Found In Brains Of Young Bipolar Patients Who Try Suicide
March 23, 2016