Heroin Addiction Treated With Deep Brain Stimulation

Reading time: 2 min When thinking of mental health disorders and electricity, grim pictures of psychiatric wards and electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) probably come to mind. Who can forget the scenes in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975), et. al.? While such representations are often grossly inaccurate, in the procedure’s infancy horrible atrocities were in fact subjected upon patients. […]