Received: 7 October 2019
Accepted: 18 December 2019
First Online: 10 January 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The protocol, design, and procedures of this study were approved by the Ethical Committee Board of the Faculty of Medicine of Assiut University, Egypt. The registration ID for this clinical trial is NCT03181698. Informed written consents were obtained from the parents or responsible spouses of the participating patients. Informed consents were also obtained from the healthy control subjects who were included in the study. Confidentiality was maintained throughout the whole study.
: Dear Editor,On behalf of the authors of the paper entitled “Voxel-based morphometry in patients with mood disorder bipolar I mania in comparison to normal controls”, me herein, the corresponding author, admit that all authors have formally consented for publication of this research work in your respected journal.All patients included in this research gave written informed consent to publish the data contained within this study. If the patient was less than 16 years old, deceased, or unconscious when consent for publication was requested, written informed consent for the publication of this data was given by their parent or legal guardian.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.