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Subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation improves motor symptoms and quality of life in advanced Parkinson's disease. As after other life-altering surgeries, suicides have been reported following deep brain stimulation for movement disorders. We sought to determine the suicide rate following subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's(More)
Appartenance à d'autres groupes / Affiliation with other groups Membre associé, Institut de génie biomédical / Université de Montréal Membre régulier, Groupe de recherche sur le système nerveux central (GRSNC) du FRQS Directeur, Équipe multidisciplinaire de Recherche en Réadaptation Sensorimotrice des IRSC Titulaire, Chaire I de Recherche du Canada sur la(More)
We would like to thank Temel et al. for their communication highlighting the potential role of serotonin and suicidal behaviours, which are intriguing and potentially of relevance. Temel et al. have previously shown that subthalamic nucleus (STN) HFS in a rat study inhibits serotonergic dorsal raphe firing rate and elicits depressive-like behaviour which(More)
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