About DBS Therapy

Not everyone with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) responds well to medication or cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Reclaim® DBS Therapy for OCD may relieve some of the symptoms of chronic, severe, treatment-resistant OCD.

What Is It?

Reclaim DBS Therapy for OCD uses surgically implanted medical devices, similar to a cardiac pacemaker. It delivers carefully controlled electrical stimulation to precisely targeted areas of the brain linked to OCD, and may help to reduce some of the symptoms of OCD.

Benefits and Risks

Like other brain surgeries, Reclaim DBS Therapy for OCD carries potential risks and side effects. However, the treatment itself is non-destructive (does not destroy brain tissue), reversible and adjustable.

Questions and Answers

We’ve provided answers to some of the most common questions and concerns about Reclaim DBS Therapy for OCD.

Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2010

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