Key clinical point: Functional MRI could identify neurological predictors of responders to cognitive-behavioral therapy for depression.
Major finding: Neural activity in the right striatum is greater in CBT responders, compared with nonresponders.
Study details: Study of 37 people with depression.
Disclosures: The study was supported by several entities, including the Chief Scientist Office and the Dr Mortimer and Theresa Sackler Foundation. No competing interests were declared.
Source: Queirazza F et al. Sci Adv. 2019 Jul 31. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aav4962.