Deep brain stimulation stopped my dystonic movements - Verona Butler, president of Action Dystonia Diagnosis Education & Research (A.D.D.E.R.), UK, tells us her story and her personal experience with DBS for treating Dystonia, the disorder that hit her.
Deep brain stimulation for Essential Tremor and Parkinson's disease - Jean-Luc Houeto, neurologists at the University of Poitier, France, explains how patients affected by Parkinson's disease and essential tremor are selected for DBS.
The economics of Deep Brain Stimulation - Emma McIntosh, health economist at the University of Oxford, UK, tells us about the costs of Deep Brain Stimulation for the healthcare system.
Stimulating brains, altering minds? - Maartje Schermer, ethicist at the Erasmus Medical Centre, The Netherlands, tells us about the ethical issues of Deep Brain Stimulation.
Deep brain stimulation for major depression - Thomas E. Schlaepfer, psychiatrist at the University Hospital of Bonn, Germany, tells us on the use of Deep Brain Stimulation as a treatment for refractory psychiatric disorders.
Deep brain stimulation and the pleasure in the human brain - Morten Kringelbach, neuroscientist at the University of Oxford, UK, and University of Aarhus, Denmark, explains the current state-of-the-art of the use of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) to understand and treat the lack of pleasure in the brain.