Deep brain stimulation (DBS) at the interface of neurology and psychiatry.

  title={Deep brain stimulation (DBS) at the interface of neurology and psychiatry.},
  author={N. Rankin Williams and Michael S. Okun},
  journal={The Journal of clinical investigation},
  volume={123 11},
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is an emerging interventional therapy for well-screened patients with specific treatment-resistant neuropsychiatric diseases. Some neuropsychiatric conditions, such as Parkinson disease, have available and reasonable guideline and efficacy data, while other conditions, such as major depressive disorder and Tourette syndrome, have more limited, but promising results. This review summarizes both the efficacy and the neuroanatomical targets for DBS in four common… CONTINUE READING
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