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...but cuckoos don't nest, do they? Neurosurgery for Mental Disorder in the 21st Century

Another of the RSE's free public events, this time a Discussion Forum, led by Professor Keith Matthews, Head of Psychiatry, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee.

Direct surgical modification of brain function has been explored as a potential treatment ‎for a range of neurological and, more controversially, psychiatric disorders. Recent ‎advances in clinical neuroscience have supported a revival of interest in such therapeutic ‎approaches. Given its infamous history, how can ‘psychosurgery’ proceed in the 21st ‎century?‎


Professor Keith Matthews | talks


Date and Time:

17 January 2005 at 6:00 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



The Royal Society of Edinburgh
22-26 George Street
0131 240 5000

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