Deep brain stimulation shows promise for patients with chronic, treatment resistant anorexia nervosa

Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 20:00 in Health & Medicine

In a world first, a team of researchers has shown that deep brain stimulation (DBS) in patients with chronic, severe and treatment-resistant anorexia nervosa (anorexia) helps some patients achieve and maintain improvements in body weight, mood, and anxiety.

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