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OCD - Treatment - Deep brain stimulation

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Deep brain stimulation (DBS) has been reported to help in the treatment of for intractable obsessive-compulsive disorder

In a recent review by Mian et al. (2010)[1] suggested that three main brain regions are targeted by DBS for OCD:


  1. Mian MK, Campos M, Sheth SA, Eskandar EN. (2010). Deep brain stimulation for obsessive-compulsive disorder: past, present, and future. Neurosurg Focus 29(2):E10.

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