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Psychosurgery (Lobotomy)

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.
Also Known As:
Lobotomy; Leukotomy; Lobotomies; Leucotomy; Gyrectomies; Leucotomies; Leukotomies; Psychosurgeries; Topectomies; Gyrectomy; Topectomy
Networked: 457 relevant articles (12 outcomes, 28 trials/studies)

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Therapy Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Nijensohn, Daniel E: 3 articles (12/2015 - 09/2014)
2. Weil, Alexander G: 3 articles (01/2015 - 01/2014)
3. Lévêque, Marc: 3 articles (01/2015 - 01/2014)
4. Durand, Edgar: 3 articles (01/2015 - 01/2014)
5. Dougherty, Darin D: 2 articles (01/2014 - 05/2002)
6. Cosgrove, G Rees: 2 articles (09/2011 - 05/2002)
7. Smith, Timothy R: 1 article (12/2015)
8. Laws, Edward R: 1 article (12/2015)
9. Bi, Wenya Linda: 1 article (12/2015)
10. Brewster, Ryan: 1 article (12/2015)

Related Diseases

1. Schizophrenia (Dementia Praecox)
2. Pain (Aches)
3. Epilepsy (Aura)
4. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive)
5. Seizures (Seizure)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Antipsychotic Agents (Antipsychotics)
2. Penicillins (Penicillin)
3. phenothiazine
4. Fluorodeoxyglucose F18 (Fludeoxyglucose F 18)
5. Neurotransmitter Agents (Neurotransmitter)
6. Vanadium
7. Titanium
8. Prolactin
9. Procaine (Novocaine)
10. Placebos

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Colostomy
2. Psychosurgery (Lobotomy)
3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
4. Split-Brain Procedure (Split-Brain)
5. Deep Brain Stimulation