The medial forebrain bundle as a deep brain stimulation target for treatment resistant depression: A review of published data

@article{Glvez2015TheMF,
  title={The medial forebrain bundle as a deep brain stimulation target for treatment resistant depression: A review of published data},
  author={Juan F. G{\'a}lvez and Zafer Keser and Benson Mwangi and Amna A. Ghouse and Jair C. Soares},
  journal={Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry},
  year={2015},
  volume={58},
  pages={59-70}
}
INTRODUCTION Despite a wide variety of therapeutic interventions for major depressive disorder (MDD), treatment resistant depression (TRD) remains to be prevalent and troublesome in clinical practice. In recent years, deep brain stimulation (DBS) has emerged as an alternative for individuals suffering from TRD not responding to combining antidepressants, multiple adjunctive strategies and electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). Although the best site for TRD-DBS is still unclear, pilot data suggests… CONTINUE READING

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