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High Tech Treatment for Tourette Syndrome

Deep Brain Stimulation in Tourette Syndrome: A Description of 3 Patients With Excellent Outcome

A neurologist describes a new paper published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Three of his patients suffering from severe, treatment refractory Tourette syndrome received deep brain stimulation implants, and the procedures were successful. Dr. Savica talks about which areas of the brain were targeted by DBS, and the need for more research to determine the best target. For more details, read the free article here. DOI: 10.4016/38287.01.

High Tech Treatment for Tourette Syndrome

Sandra Kiume

Sandra Kiume is a mental health advocate from Vancouver, Canada, and the founder of @unsuicide. Along with maintaining Channel N, she contributes to World of Psychology.

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Kiume, S. (2012). High Tech Treatment for Tourette Syndrome. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 20, 2018, from


Last updated: 27 Jan 2012
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 27 Jan 2012
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