On February 29, 2000, Albert Bensimon, then in his early fifties, stepped into the waters off Laguna Beach, California, and kept on walking, not intending to stop. His recollection of the day is hazy, but he does remember...
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As research brings about significant progress in better understanding what causes mental illness and how to effectively treat it, strides are simultaneously being made to empower people with mental illness to lead full,...
Earlier this year, in April, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Chief Medical Correspondent for ‘CNN Presents,’ produced a special segment on deep brain stimulation (DBS). See the video at bbrfoundation.org/cnn-video.
A woman explains why she finally agreed to try deep brain stimulation for her depression.
As a Ph.D. who rose to head a university department, and as a wife and mother in a close-knit and loving family, Edi...
A young woman with borderline personality disorder uses social media to transform the pain of her experience into benefit for others.
Danielle Zavala, a vivacious 26-year-old from Austin, Texas, uses the Internet...