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Psychosurgery

Known as: mental surgery, surgery mental, Psychosurgeries 
Treatment of chronic, severe and intractable psychiatric disorders by surgical removal or interruption of certain areas or pathways in the brain… Expand
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Review
2013
Review
2013
  • P. Gasquoine
  • Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews
  • 2013
  • Corpus ID: 19692387
Early localizationists linked anterior cingulate cortex (ACC: Brodmann's area 24 and adjacent regions) with emotional behavior… Expand
Review
2006
Review
2006
In the 1960s, ablative stereotactic surgery was employed for a variety of movement disorders and psychiatric conditions. Although… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Psychosurgery, the neurosurgical treatment of psychiatric disease, has a history dating back to antiquity, and involves all of… Expand
Review
2001
Review
2001
Neurosurgical treatment for psychiatric disorders has a long and controversial history. From the Stone Age use of trephining to… Expand
Review
1997
Review
1997
BACKGROUND Mental disorders have a strong association with suicide. This meta-analysis, or statistical overview, of the… Expand
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
We report a longitudinal study of 26 patients with medically intractable obsessive‐compulsive disorder (OCD) who were treated… Expand
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Part 1 Basic aspects: peripheral - peripheral neural mechnaisms of nociception, the course and termination of primary afferent… Expand
Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
  • M. Jenike
  • Comprehensive psychiatry
  • 1983
  • Corpus ID: 1131567
Abstract Centuries ago, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) was considered the result of possession by outside forces and was… Expand
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Review
1980
Review
1980
  • J. Risberg
  • Brain and Language
  • 1980
  • Corpus ID: 9574301
This review describes methodological improvements of the 133Xe-inhalation technique for measurement of regional cerebral blood… Expand
Highly Cited
1950
Highly Cited
1950
Inevitably, reading is one of the requirements to be undergone. To improve the performance and quality, someone needs to have… Expand