Neurosurgery for affective disorders at Atkinson Morley's Hospital 1948-1994.


Neurosurgical practice in the treatment of affective disorders has changed dramatically over the last 40 years. This paper traces the changes which have occurred in one institution, namely Atkinson Morley's Hospital, Wimbledon, London, UK from 1948 to the present day. Freehand operations designed by McKissock and performed on large numbers of patients… (More)