Deep brain stimulation helps many people with chronic depression regain their lives

“What is ‘well’?” asks Professor Helen Mayberg from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. Deep brain stimulation to treat depression has been proven in some patients, who do not respond to psychotherapy, medication and electroconvulsive therapy, to be highly effective in helping them become well enough to regain their lives. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)