Researchers from Switzerland and the U.K. look at the fact that “no reliable anatomical or functional alterations have been confirmed in psychiatric neuroimaging” in an article for Behavioral and Brain Functions, and find that increased rigor is needed to overcome the biases that have obscured findings that might prove clinically reliable.
Borgwardt, S., Radus, J., et al; Why are Psychiatric Imaging Methods Clinically Unreliable? Conclusions and Practical Guidelines for Authors, Editors and Reviewers. Behavioral and Brain Functions, September 1, 2012 8(46)
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