Information on therapeutic neuromodulation in psychiatry
May 6, 2008
Results of Brodmann Area 25 Deep Brain Stimulation Pilot Study Offer Hope for Patients with Severe Depression
Dr. Helen Mayberg presented further results of DBS to cg25 at the APA Meeting in Washington. She found that 6 months after the procedure, 56 percent of the patients experienced at least a 40 percent decrease in depressive symptoms.