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Schizophrenia treated successfully with deep brain stimulation ... For one person

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This is not a scientific study. It is an “anecdotal” report of the tx of one single pt. And typical of the misleading news reporting that owes to simple minds trying to wrap their heads around an extremely complex disease.

While it seems likely that DBS will produce useful results for some forms of sz (very likely the more negative symptom types because of the physiology involved) once the precise targets are determined, it’s important to understand that the neurology of sz (which is actual “this or that or some other form of sz”) is so complex that any “simple, slam dunk” solution is highly unlikely.

Yes… This is just a sample size of 1 (person). It doesn’t, mean anything really… Wait until they have done this on 50 or 100 people at least…

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