Deep Brain Stimulation in Chronic and Severe Anorexia NervosaMarch 3rd 2014
Deep Brain Stimulation is a neurosurgical procedure initially developed for the management of treatment-refractory movement disorders. More recently, the rationale for the use of DBS in anorexia nervosa derives from several sources.
Deep Brain Stimulation for Depression and Alzheimer Disease: An Emerging TherapyNovember 11th 2013
Demographic shifts and rising life expectancies will lead to an epidemic of chronic neuropsychiatric disease, and societal and public health costs will be enormous. Deep brain stimulation--a procedure that interfaces directly with the neural elements that drive pathological behavior--could be useful.