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Submitted by cfellrath on Tue, 04/24/2018 - 13:45

The objective of the study is to see if deep brain stimulation that is common use of treatment in diseases such as Parkinson’s disease can be used to safely treat treatment-resistant depression. There were two question that were posed in this study. The first question was addressing whether or not there is an antidepressant effect associated with sham SCC DBS. The second question was whether or not SCC DBS is safe and effective in patients with treatment-resistant bipolar depression.