Suicide attempts after subthalamic nucleus stimulation for Parkinson's disease.

Abstract

A higher risk of suicidal attempt after subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation (STN-DBS) for Parkinson's disease (PD) has been consistently reported. We retrospectively analyzed 3 PD patients with suicide attempts after STN-DBS. All patients had normal pre- and immediate postoperative psychopathological and cognitive evaluations, with STN-DBS yielding a… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000289097

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@article{Rodrigues2010SuicideAA, title={Suicide attempts after subthalamic nucleus stimulation for Parkinson's disease.}, author={Ana Melissa Rodrigues and Maria Jose Rosas and Miguel F. Gago and Claudia Sousa and R Hinojal Fonseca and Paulo J. Linhares and Margarida Ayres Basto and Graça Sousa and Carolina Garrett and Rui Vaz}, journal={European neurology}, year={2010}, volume={63 3}, pages={176-9} }