Physiological Mechanisms of the Effectiveness of Bilateral Stereotactic Cingulotomy against Strong Psychological Dependence in Drug Addicts

Abstract

It is now generally believed that psychological dependence in drug addicts is determined not only socially, but also physiologically. At the Institute of the Human Brain (Russian Academy of Sciences), bilateral stereotactic cryocingulotomy has been used for treatment of drug addiction since 1998. To date, the surgery has been performed on 348 patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1024945927301

Topics

2 Figures and Tables

Cite this paper

@article{Medvedev2005PhysiologicalMO, title={Physiological Mechanisms of the Effectiveness of Bilateral Stereotactic Cingulotomy against Strong Psychological Dependence in Drug Addicts}, author={Sviatoslav V. Medvedev and A. D. Anichkov and Yu. I. Polyakov}, journal={Human Physiology}, year={2005}, volume={29}, pages={492-497} }