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Is there a surgery to cure depression or bipolar disorder?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

There is deep brain stimulation which is experimental for severe resistant cases.

In brief: Yes

There is deep brain stimulation which is experimental for severe resistant cases.
Dr. Douglas Bey
Dr. Douglas Bey
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Dr. Robert Stuart
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

These conditions are thought to be due to an imbalance of certain chemicals in the brain.
There is no surgical treatment at this time.

In brief: No

These conditions are thought to be due to an imbalance of certain chemicals in the brain.
There is no surgical treatment at this time.
Dr. Robert Stuart
Dr. Robert Stuart
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
There are experimental neurosurgical techniques that have been successful in recalcitrant cases
Dr. Carla Enriquez
University of Toronto was at the forefront of these surgeries
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