Building Intricate Partnerships with Neurotechnology: Deep Brain Stimulation and Relational Agency

International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 13 (1):134-154 (2020)
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Abstract

Deep Brain Stimulation is an FDA-approved treatment for the symptoms of Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, dystonia, and epilepsy—with experimental use for mood disorders. DBS systems consist of a signal generator, typically implanted in the user's chest, that sends impulses to electrodes implanted in select areas of the user's brain. These signals change the activity of areas of the brain associated with unwanted symptoms. Several research groups have begun trials to use DBS as a treatment for psychiatric disorders. DBS, however, comes with a...

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Timothy Emmanuel Brown
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