Skip to main content

Thank you for visiting nature.com. You are using a browser version with limited support for CSS. To obtain the best experience, we recommend you use a more up to date browser (or turn off compatibility mode in Internet Explorer). In the meantime, to ensure continued support, we are displaying the site without styles and JavaScript.

PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS

The future of personalized brain stimulation

New personalized brain-stimulation methods for the treatment of depression and obsessive–compulsive symptoms provide hope for future treatment applications.

Access options

Rent or Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.

from$8.99

All prices are NET prices.

Fig. 1: Neuromodulation for psychiatric disorders.

References

  1. 1.

    Amare, A.T. et al. Mol. Psychiatry https://doi.org/10.1038/s41380-020-0689-5 (2020).

  2. 2.

    Dunlop, B. W. et al. Am. J. Psychiatry 174, 533–545 (2017).

    Article  Google Scholar 

  3. 3.

    Riva-Posse, P. et al. Mol. Psychiatry 23, 843–849 (2018).

    CAS  Article  Google Scholar 

  4. 4.

    Drysdale, A. T. et al. Nat. Med. 23, 28–38 (2017).

    CAS  Article  Google Scholar 

  5. 5.

    Grover, S., Nguyen, J. A., Viswanathan, V. & and Reinhart, R. M. G. Nat. Med. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41591-020-01173-w (2021).

  6. 6.

    Scangos, K.W., Makhoul, G. S., Sugrue, L. P., Chang, E. F. & Krystal, A. D. Nat. Med. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41591-020-01175-8 (2021).

  7. 7.

    Hitti, F. L. J. Clin. Med. 9, 2796 (2020).

    Article  Google Scholar 

  8. 8.

    Figee, M. et al. Nat. Neurosci. 16, 386–387 (2013).

    CAS  Article  Google Scholar 

  9. 9.

    Bergfeld, I. O. et al. JAMA Psychiatry 73, 456–464 (2016).

    Article  Google Scholar 

  10. 10.

    Krystal, A. D. et al. Nat. Med. 26, 760–768 (2020).

    CAS  Article  Google Scholar 

  11. 11.

    Figee, M. et al. Eur. Neuropsychopharmacol. 26, 856–868 (2016).

    CAS  Article  Google Scholar 

  12. 12.

    Graat, I. et al. Biol. Psychiatry https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsych.2020.08.018 (2020).

  13. 13.

    Smith, A. H. et al. Brain Stimul. 14, 1–3 (2020).

    Article  Google Scholar 

Download references

Author information

Affiliations

Authors

Corresponding author

Correspondence to Helen Mayberg.

Ethics declarations

Competing interests

H.M. reports consulting and intellectual licensing fees from Abbott Labs.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Verify currency and authenticity via CrossMark

Cite this article

Figee, M., Mayberg, H. The future of personalized brain stimulation. Nat Med 27, 196–197 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41591-021-01243-7

Download citation

Further reading

Search

Quick links

Nature Briefing

Sign up for the Nature Briefing newsletter — what matters in science, free to your inbox daily.

Get the most important science stories of the day, free in your inbox. Sign up for Nature Briefing