Implant can reduce OCD symptoms with electrical pulses

Implant can reduce OCD symptoms with electrical pulses

“Deep brain stimulation,” or DBS, may offer significant relief to two-thirds of patients with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder, a new study has found. Photo by Raman Oza/Pixabay When traditional treatments fail to help patients with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), an implant that zaps the brain with electrical impulses just might, according to a new research review. …

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