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Posts Tagged ‘treatment-resistant anorexia’

By On July 23rd, 2018

Brain stimulation system shows promise in treating severe anorexia

Researchers say they may have found a way to treat the most severe cases of anorexia be connecting electrodes to very specific areas of the brain. Before you go imagining old “electro-shock” therapies you’ve seen in horror movies, this system is discreet and non-painful. It requires placing electrodes inside the brain connected to a small…

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By On February 24th, 2017

Can Deep Brain Stimulation Help People With Treatment-Resistant Anorexia?

While the most common treatments for anorexia are effective for many who struggle with the eating disorder, a significant number of people don’t respond to typical therapy or medication treatments. Canadian doctors say they may have found a way to treat those who haven’t responded to all other forms of treatment using deep brain stimulation…

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