What is the role of imaging studies in the workup for depression and suicide?

Updated: Sep 02, 2020
  • Author: Louise B Andrew, MD, JD; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Computed tomography (CT) scanning or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain is performed if organic brain syndrome or hypopituitarism is included in the differential diagnosis.


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