Schizophrenia and neurosurgery: A dark past with hope of a brighter future

@article{Agarwal2016SchizophreniaAN,
  title={Schizophrenia and neurosurgery: A dark past with hope of a brighter future},
  author={P. Agarwal and C. Sarris and Yehuda Herschman and N. Agarwal and A. Mammis},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Neuroscience},
  year={2016},
  volume={34},
  pages={53-58}
}
Schizophrenia is a chronic and progressive psychiatric disease that remains difficult to manage in the 21st century. Current medical therapies have been able to give reprieve and decrease incidence of psychotic episodes. However, as the disease progresses, patients can become ever more refractory to current pharmaceutical agents and the polypharmacy that is attempted in treatment. Additionally, many of these drugs have significant adverse effects, leaving the practitioner in a difficult… Expand
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