Major Depression Research Paper

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Stereotactic NeuroEngineering
(Depression dealt the Techno way)

Rushika Verma
SIES Graduate School of Technology, Navi Mumbai
Neelam Tikone
SIES Graduate School of Technology, Navi Mumbai
Abhishek Pal
SIES Graduate School of Technology, Navi Mumbai

Abstract- A study based on the World Health Organization's World Mental Health Survey, 2011 has said that India has the highest rate of major depression condition in the world. Major depression is a kind of neuropsychiatric disorder which can be treated by neural modulation. A region of the human brain called Brodmann area 25 (part responsible for rise of emotion) grows hyperactive, disrupting neural signal causing depression. When anti-depression drugs and Electroconvulsive Therapy
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