1. Karsten Witt (2013). Deep Brain Stimulation, Personal Identity, and Informed Consent. Ethik in der Medizin 25 (1):5-18.
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  2. Karsten Witt (2013). Das Identitätsproblem der tiefen Hirnstimulation und einige seiner praktischen Implikationen. Ethik in der Medizin 25 (1):5-18.
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  3. Karsten Witt, Jens Kuhn, Lars Timmermann, Mateusz Zurowski & Christiane Woopen (2013). Deep Brain Stimulation and the Search for Identity. Neuroethics 6 (3):499-511.
    Ethical evaluation of deep brain stimulation as a treatment for Parkinson’s disease is complicated by results that can be described as involving changes in the patient’s identity. The risk of becoming another person following surgery is alarming for patients, caregivers and clinicians alike. It is one of the most urgent conceptual and ethical problems facing deep brain stimulation in Parkinson’s disease at this time. In our paper we take issue with this problem on two accounts. First, we elucidate what is (...)
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