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Posts Tagged ‘Deep Brain Stimulation’

By On October 14th, 2014

New Guideline Recommends Brain Stimulation For Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Treatment

Obsessive-compulsive disorder can completely derail a person’s life especially if they go without treatment, but unfortunately seeking treatment for the disorder isn’t currently a guarantee for recovery. Medications and psychotherapy are effective for many, but estimates suggest that 40-60% of patients continue to experience symptoms following treatment. Another possible treatment is believed to be effective…

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By On March 18th, 2013

New Treatment Option For Anorexia

Anorexia has a shockingly high death rate associated with it and seems to be steadily growing with incidents each year. That’s why research and improved treatment options are so vital. Recently, research suggested that deep brain stimulation may improve body weight, mood and anxiety in patients with chronic, severe anorexia nervosa, which can be resistan…

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By On February 13th, 2012

Will Psychiatric Treatment Change in the Face of Promising Studies?

41-year-old Lisa Battiloro of Boynton Beach, Fla had battled severe depression for more than a decade. However, now the symptoms of here depression have largely vanished. She feels hopeful and optimistic about the future. “My friends and family are amazed,” Ms. Battiloro stated, “I’m a new and improved Lisa.” Battiloro’s recovery is due to deep…

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