Winthrop University Hospital Scientists Pinpoint How Deep Brain Stimulation Eases OCD

Published: Feb 25, 2013

Deep brain stimulation has helped people with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder, and new research begins to explain why. A Dutch study appearing in the Feb. 24 online issue of the journal Nature Neuroscience found the procedure essentially restored normal function in a part of the brain called the nucleus accumbens.

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