Pacemaker for brain may ease mental illness - Article
Posted Nov 12 2008 7:09pm
Pacemaker for brain may ease mental illness
Obsessive-compulsive symptoms improved, but some had major side effects
NEW YORK - The same kind of deep brain stimulation used to treat some patients for Parkinson’s disease also helped a few people suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder, French scientists reported.
Their study involved only 16 patients, but in four of them, symptoms nearly