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Psychosurgery

Introduction: Psychosurgery

Description of Psychosurgery

Psychosurgery: brain surgery on human patients intended to relieve severe and otherwise intractable mental or behavioral problems.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Psychosurgery: treatment of chronic, severe and intractable psychiatric disorders by surgical removal or interruption of certain areas or pathways in the brain, especially in the prefrontal lobes.
Source: CRISP

Psychosurgery: Treatment of chronic, severe and intractable psychiatric disorders by surgical removal or interruption of certain areas or pathways in the brain, especially in the prefrontal lobes.
Source: MeSH 2007

Psychosurgery: Related Topics

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Terms associated with Psychosurgery:

Terms Similar to Psychosurgery:

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Psychosurgery:

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Psychosurgery

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Psychosurgery can be used for:

Source: CRISP

The description of Psychosurgery may also be used for the following terms:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Psychosurgery

The following list attempts to classify Psychosurgery into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • brain surgery
  • operation,surgery,surgical operation,surgical procedure,surgical process
  • medical procedure
  • procedure,process
  • activity
  • act,human action,human activity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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