Bipolar Disorder Neuroimaging Database (BiND)

2018 New:

For our new open access paper published in January 2018 edition of Neuroscience and Biobehavioural Reviews 

Please click here to download free data referred to in the paper

2011 - See ouMajor Depressive Disorder Neuroimaging Database at and accompanying paper in the July 2011 issue of Archives of General Psychiatry

This website hosts the Bipolar Disorder Imaging Database (BiND) referred to in the September 2008 issue of Archives of General Psychiatry. The database and meta-analysis are contained in an Excel spreadsheet file which may be freely downloaded from this website.
The database contains information of 141 studies which have investigated brain structure (using MRI and CT scans) in patients with bipolar disorder compared to a control group. Ninety-eight studies and 47 brain structures are included in the meta-analysis.

The scientific paper in Archives of General Psychiatry which contains details about database and meta-analysis may be accessed for free, click here. To view the abstract on MEDLINE available click here.
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 Files available for Download
Please click on the "attachments" at the bottom of this page to download the spreadsheet
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Explanation of files available:
BiND v1.0                                          (3Mb Excel file, contains database and meta-analysis)
Other files
BiND database only v1.0                                   (500Kb Excel file, database only)
BiND poster ICDB2009_Pittsburgh                     (276Kb PDF file - poster presented at ICBD 2009)
Information on calculating an updated efect size  (10Kb PDF file)
List of brain regions for literature reviews             (1Mb Excel file, useful for carrying out a literature review for 372 brain structures)


© Matthew Kempton 2008-2009

This research was undertaken by Matthew Kempton (Institute of Psychiatry), John Geddes (University of Oxford), Ulrich Ettinger (Institute of Psychiatry), Steve Williams (Institute of Psychiatry) and Paul Grasby (MRC Clinical Sciences Centre).
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