Saturday, February 6, 2010

OCD Treatment

Obsessive compulsive disorder is a highly disabling pathological condition which in the most severe and drug-resistant form can severely impair social, cognitive and interpersonal functioning. Deep-brain stimulation has been demonstrated to be an effective and safe interventional procedure in such refractory forms in selected cases. The first Italian experience in the treatment of this pathology by means of nucleus accumbens stimulation  has been published .

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