The areas of the brain affected in depression

Many areas of the brain appear to be involved in depression including the frontal and temporal lobes and parts of the limbic system including the cingulate gyrus. However, it is not clear if the changes in these areas cause depression or if the disturbance occurs as a result of the etiology of psychiatric disorders.

References
  1. Depression. What happens in the brain?
  2. www.brainexplorer.org
  3. Accessed 20th May 2002.
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