• Deep brain stimulation may improve treatment-resistant depression symptoms

    7 monthes ago - By Healio

    Deep brain stimulation of the subcallosal cingulate white matter provided antidepressant effects in most patients with treatment-resistant depression, according to recently published study data.
    “DBS is an experimental intervention tested in an extremely treatment-resistant group of depressed patients,” Helen S. Mayberg, MD, professor of neurology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, told Healio Psychiatry. “A majority of patients responded to the treatment, albeit at different rates. Most importantly, once better, they tended to stay
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