Jan 26, 2009

Deep Brain Stimulation for Depression

Summary of the Lozano et al article in Biological Psychiatry. read it here

The study was in two parts. Six patients were treated with deep brain stimulation in 2005; the new results followed up another 14 people for a year. Researchers found that after getting deep brain stimulation, patients were calmer, had improved moods, and were more interested and motivated in life.