Suicidal Behavior Seen After Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson Disease

Suicidal Behavior Seen After Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson Disease
In patients with Parkinson disease (PD) who receive subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation (STN-DBS), suicide behaviors tend to occur during the first 3 years after the procedure, according to a study published in Neurology. Patients with PD who underwent bilateral STN-DBS at a single center in France between 1993 and 2016 were included in the retrospective study (n=534). Medical records ... read more
Source: Neurology AdvisorPublished on 2019-07-11By Jennifer Mannheim