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Medicine: Brains and Depression / Electrodes #1019703

CNN Evening News for Friday, Apr 13, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: sanjay Gupta) An experimental treatment for depression examined; details given about the use of electrodes in the brain for stimulation of brain area 25; diagrams and video of the actual operation on a depression patient shown. [Clinical depression patient Edi GUYTON†- recounts her feelings, suicide attempts and despair and how she reacted to her granddaughter Susan.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; studio: Sanjay Gupta) The research on the brain, the area where depression "lives," how the power pack works, how often it stimulates the brain and other uses of deep brain stimulation discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Further coverage of the brain story by Dr. Gupta outlined.

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