Neurosurgical Treatments for Psychiatric Disorders

Neurosurgical Treatments for Psychiatric Disorders
Author : Bomin Sun
Publisher : Springer
Total Pages : 228
Release : 2014-12-05
ISBN 10 : 9401795754
ISBN 13 : 9789401795753
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

This book describes contemporary clinical practice in the application of neurosurgical methods to the treatment of psychiatric disorders. It covers diverse topics such as neuroimaging, ethics and a historical review, Gamma Knife and High Frequency Ultrasound ablation, deep brain electrical stimulation and preoperative evaluation and postoperative follow-up. Its application in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Major Depression, Tourette syndrome, Addiction, Anorexia, Aggression and Schizophrenia are discussed in separated chapters. This book presents concise information provided by clinical and academic practitioners and will facilitate the application of neurosurgical treatment techniques to patients.