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Adolescence, brain maturation and mental health

The rate of development of the brain connectome distinguishes adolescents with and without psychiatric symptoms. Those with symptoms exhibit delayed development of connectome distinctiveness as compared to healthy adolescents.

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Figure 1: The human connectome develops into a clear fingerprint signature by adulthood that is distinct to each person.

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Galván, A. Adolescence, brain maturation and mental health. Nat Neurosci 20, 503–504 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/nn.4530

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