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Radio Nacional de Brasília (EBC Radioagência Nacional) reported on high suicide rates, especially among young people, which has made the country more frightening. Several professionals comment on their impressions on the subject, on how to identify, how to prevent and how to treat. Dr. Monaco participated in the interview, speaking from the point of view of Functional Neurosurgery in the treatment of cases of refractory depression, a disease that is often associated with suicide cases. Dr. Monaco explained that Deep Brain Stimulation is a possibility to be proposed for patients who have exhausted other methods of treatment and remain very symptomatic. Listen to the story in full by clicking below (audio in portuguese):

 

Estimulação Cerebral Profunda; DBS; Depressão; Estimulação Cerebral; Cirurgia para Depressão