Adolescence is a key period in the development of brain circuits that underlie the regulation of affects and behavior. Research on neuroimaging allows for a better understanding of the courses of normal and pathological brain development in adolescence. Thus, modifications of normal development seem to be implicated in the physiopathology of disorders like schizophrenia and various forms of depression.
Adolescence, 2009, T. 27, n°3, pp. 733-744.