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CNN Features Edi Guyton’s story

Earlier this year, in April, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Chief Medical Correspondent for ‘CNN Presents,’ produced a special segment on deep brain stimulation (DBS).

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A Story of Learning to Live – and Laugh – with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

David spent the first half of his life as a sweet, if somewhat hyper, child who enjoyed drawing. The second half he has spent as a struggling and haunted adult battling obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

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A true story about what happened to a family when mental illness struck one of its children

This is a true story about what happened to a family when mental illness struck one of its children.

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Climbing 4 PTSD: Air Force Veteran and friend determined to get better treatments for PTSD

Allen Zeitlin is a third year med student at Michigan State University in Grand Rapids, with interests in psychiatry and neurology. This has a lot to do with the time he spent in the Middle East, serving in the military.

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Recovery is Real: Patient-Turned-Mentor Shares Story of Hope and Offers Support to Others

Howard Trachtman can serve as a role model to us all. He lives to tell the tale of an incredible journey of recovery from schizoaffective disorder. Finding proper medication was key to regaining his life, and he has spent the last few years inspiring and helping others regain their lives as a peer mentor and support group leader in the Greater Boston area.

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