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Could Brain Stimulation be a Therapy For Anorexia Nervosa?

Anorexia nervosa affects millions of people throughout the world. It has a high mortality rate and the therapies that are currently available are highly ineffective. Yet only 10–30% of adults with anorexia recover with psychotherapy, and pharmacological treatments have a low efficacy. The need for better treatments is obvious and urgent. Research has revealed a […]

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Personality Changes After Deep Brain Stimulation

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is a well-known and accepted treatment for neurological and psychiatric diseases. It consists of the implantation of electrodes into the brain, which send small electric impulses to specific neurons and pathways. In Parkinson’s disease (PD), DBS clearly improves patients&8217; symptoms, functionality and quality of life in the long run. Nevertheless, it […]

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