Corpus callosum size and shape in individuals with current and past depression

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  • Mark Walterfang
  • Murat Yücel
  • Sarah Barton
  • David C Reutens
  • Jian Chen
  • Valentina Lorenzetti
  • Dennis Velakoulis
  • Christos Pantelis
  • Nicholas B Allen

Colleges, School and Institutes

External organisations

  • Neuropsychiatry Unit, Level 2, John Cade Building, Royal Melbourne Hospital 3050 Australia.


The corpus callosum enables the efficient linking of the two cerebral hemispheres. Reductions in the size of the anterior callosum have been described in geriatric depression, although findings in young adults have been much more equivocal.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)411-20
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Affective Disorders
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2009


  • Adult, Age Factors, Anxiety, Brain, Brain Mapping, Comorbidity, Corpus Callosum, Depression, Female, Frontal Lobe, Functional Laterality, Humans, Image Processing, Computer-Assisted, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Male, Parietal Lobe, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Temporal Lobe, Time Factors