Deep Brain Stimulation for Major Depression


Deep brain stimulation for major depression – Thomas E. Schlaepfer, psychiatrist at the University Hospital of Bonn, Germany, tells us about Deep Brain Stimulation for the treatment of refractory psychiatric disorders


Opinion Shaper: Dementia-like symptoms don't automatically mean Alzheimer's
During those days, his children began to suspect dad was suffering a major depressive episode – what people used to call a “nervous breakdown.” Since he'd never been treated for depression before, the doctor dismissed our assessment. “This never … Read more on SuburbanJournals

ADHD takes toll well into adulthood
The most common were substance abuse/dependence, antisocial personality disorder, hypomanic episodes, generalized anxiety and major depression. • Of the children who still had ADHD as adults, 81 percent had at least one other psychiatric disorder, … Read more on Post-Bulletin