Long-term follow-up of deep brain stimulation for refractory obsessive-compulsive disorder

Daeyoung Roh, Won Seok Chang, Jin Woo Chang, Chan Hyung Kim

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Abstract

We studied the 2-year outcome of deep-brain stimulation at the ventral anterior limb of the internal capsule and ventral striatum for 4 patients with treatment-resistant OCD. There were prolonged improvement of obsessive-compulsive symptoms and depressive symptoms along with notable functional improvement in all participants with no battery depletion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1067-1070
Number of pages4
JournalPsychiatry Research
Volume200
Issue number2-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Dec 30

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Biological Psychiatry

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