Brain scans may provide clues to suicide risk – Neuroscience News

I wonder if brain scans will someday be as common as the yearly checkup!

Neuroimaging can be used to assess a person’s risk of suicidal behavior. Those with mood disorders, a history of suicidal thoughts, and those with a history of suicide attempts have less connectivity in the cognitive control network. They also have reduced connectivity between the cognitive control network and the default mode network.
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