Understanding Deep Brain Stimulation


A real MRI/ MRA (Magnetic Resonance Angiogram) of the brain vascUp until recently, psychiatrists and pharmacologists have concentrated on the biochemical approach to treating depression: targeting the imbalance of neurotransmitters that can be addressed with the use of antidepressants and other medications. However, some depression experts today are embracing a neurological perspective, using brain-imaging studies to target specific areas in the brain to regulate mood. One experimental invention that focuses on individual brain circuits is Deep Brain Stimulation. Continue reading …

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