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The association between financial hardship and amygdala and hippocampal volumes: results from the PATH through life project

Butterworth, Peter; Cherbuin, Nicolas; Sachdev, Perminder; Anstey, Kaarin


This study examined whether middle-aged adults exposed to poverty in childhood or current financial hardship have detectable brain differences from those who have not experienced such adversity. Structural magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was conducted as one aspect of the Personality and Total Health (PATH) through life study: a large longitudinal community survey measuring the health and well-being of three cohorts from south-eastern Australia. This analysis considers data from 431...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011-05-06
Type: Journal article
Source: Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience
DOI: 10.1093/scan/nsr027


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