Deep brain stimulation for patients with self-injurious behavior

Maximilian I. Ruge, C. Hamisch, D. Lenartz, J. Kuhn, J. K. Mai, Harald Treuer, Thomas Rommel & Volker Sturm
Objective: Self-injurious behavior (SIB) or self-mutilation is defined as self inflicting physical harm to the own body purposefully for unrecognized reasons. This rare, devastating and difficult to treat condition is in some cases associated with severe Gilles de la Tourette syndrome and autism but[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]