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Microelectrode Recordings in Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery

Itzhak Fried

in Single Neuron Studies of the Human Brain: Probing Cognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027205
eISBN:
9780262323994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027205.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter summarizes techniques used for the placement of deep brain stimulation (DBS) electrodes. These procedures are performed primarily for the treatment of movement disorders such as ... More


Brain Stimulation and Identity

Jonathan Pugh

in Future Morality

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198862086
eISBN:
9780191927195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862086.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter reflects on the impact of brain stimulation on identity. Following substantial advances in our understanding of the brain, surgeons and neuroscientists have been able to develop powerful ... More


Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Vladan Starcevic, MD, PhD

in Anxiety Disorders in Adults: A Clinical Guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195369250
eISBN:
9780197562642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195369250.003.0010
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

As its name implies, the main characteristics of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are obsessions and/or compulsions. Different types of obsessions and compulsions make OCD a heterogeneous ... More


Tourette’s Syndrome

John T. Walkup and Benjamin N. Schneider

in Psychiatric Aspects of Neurologic Diseases: Practical approaches to patient care

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195309430
eISBN:
9780197562451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195309430.003.0020
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Tourette’s syndrome (TS) is a neuropsychiatric disorder of childhood onset characterized by the presence of motor and vocal tics for a duration of at least 1 year. Tics are typically brief and ... More


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