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What are the advantages and disadvantages of psychosurgery?

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11/26/2011

Advantages:

- Psychosurgery may work for patients with persistent and severe depression and OCD (Obsessive- Compulsive Disorder), where other techniques have failed.

- It made the patients more manageable.

Disadvantages:

- It's got questionable effectiveness.

- It only made schizophrenic patients more manageable, it didn't do anything to treat the symptoms or the cause of the disorder