Corpus ID: 1078814

The cerebellar pacemaker for intractable behavioral disorders and epilepsy: follow-up report.

  title={The cerebellar pacemaker for intractable behavioral disorders and epilepsy: follow-up report.},
  author={R. Heath and R. C. Llewellyn and A. Rouchell},
  journal={Biological psychiatry},
  volume={15 2},
  • R. Heath, R. C. Llewellyn, A. Rouchell
  • Published 1980
  • Medicine
  • Biological psychiatry
  • Thirty-eight patients who were intractably ill with a variety of behavioral disorders have been treated at Tulane with a chronically implanted cerebellar pacemaker. Included in the series ara schizophrenics, depressives, epileptics with behavioral pathology, and patients with severe organic brain pathology. The patients who have responded best to the treatment are those with depression, those with behavioral pathology consequent to epilepsy, and those with psychotic behavior consequent to… CONTINUE READING
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