Tag Archives: deep brain stimulation

Drs. Eijkholt and Cabrera published in ‘Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface’

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Marleen Eijkholt and Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera are co-authors of a new article in Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface. The article, “Shaking Up the Debate: Ensuring the Ethical Use of DBS Intervention Criteria for Mid-Stage … Continue reading

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Dr. Cabrera presents at two international conferences in June

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera recently traveled to Denmark and Germany, where she presented at two international conferences. The 13th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry was held June 18-22 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry … Continue reading

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New article from Dr. Cabrera in ‘AJOB Neuroscience’

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera has a new article in AJOB Neuroscience, titled “Beyond the Technology: Attribution and Agency in Treatments for Mental Disorders.” This publication from Dr. Cabrera and co-authors Rachel McKenzie and Robyn Bluhm is a result … Continue reading

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What are key ethical concerns surrounding the use of psychiatric deep brain stimulation?

Recurrent and Neglected Ethical Issues in the Psychiatric Brain Stimulation Discussion Event Flyer What are key ethical concerns surrounding the use of psychiatric deep brain stimulation (DBS)? Are those concerns shared broadly for all aspects of DBS or alternatively are … Continue reading

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Pharmacological and Neurosurgical Psychiatric Interventions: Through the Looking Glass

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera is the Team Leader on the project “Psychiatric Interventions: Values and Public Attitudes,” funded by the Michigan State University group Science and Society at State (S3). Dr. Cabrera’s team members are Dr. Robyn Bluhm … Continue reading

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Is External Pressure Really the Key Objection Against Neurosurgery for Imprisoned Psychopaths?

A commentary by Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera was recently published in AJOB Neuroscience, titled “Is External Pressure Really the Key Objection Against Neurosurgery for Imprisoned Psychopaths?” Dr. Cabrera addressed two main issues contained in Dietmar Hübner and Lucie White’s … Continue reading

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Center faculty present at WMU Ethics Center conference

The Western Michigan University Ethics Center hosted the conference “Bioethics: Preparing for the Unknown” on March 17-18, 2016 in Kalamazoo, MI. The conference included presentations from Center faculty members Laura Cabrera, Leonard Fleck, and Devan Stahl. Drs. Cabrera and Stahl … Continue reading

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