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"Psychosurgery" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Treatment of chronic, severe and intractable psychiatric disorders by surgical removal or interruption of certain areas or pathways in the brain, especially in the prefrontal lobes.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Psychosurgery" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Psychosurgery" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 49 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2001 and 2013 and 2015
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