"Psychosurgery" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Treatment of chronic, severe and intractable psychiatric disorders by surgical removal or interruption of certain areas or pathways in the brain, especially in the prefrontal lobes.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Psychosurgery" by people in Profiles.
Dr. Robert G. Heath: a controversial figure in the history of deep brain stimulation. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 Sep; 43(3):E12.
Evita's lobotomy. J Clin Neurosci. 2015 Dec; 22(12):1883-8.
Corpus callosotomy in children with intractable epilepsy using frameless stereotactic neuronavigation: 12-year experience at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Neurosurg Focus. 2008 Sep; 25(3):E7.