Brain Stimulation in Psychiatric Treatment

  title={Brain Stimulation in Psychiatric Treatment},
  author={Michael Philpot},
There was a time when ‘physical’ treatments in psychiatry implied electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and psychosurgery, but during the past 20 years some alternatives have been developed. The aspirations are that the new treatments are less invasive or reversible, and result in fewer side-effects