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Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia--a new approach

Treatment-resistant schizophrenia is a common and vexing therapeutic challenge. During a fascinating interview on ReachMD with Dr. Nicola Cascella, an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, I learned of a pioneering new approach. Dr. Cascella had success with one patient by applying neuromodulation therapy--specifically deep brain stimulation of the substantial nigra pars reticulata.


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Thanks to Lisa Grabl, President of the CompHealth staffing agency, for including my comments in her Medical Economics article, "Why Physicians Need Work-Life Balance."