This post pertains to Schizophrenia patients who are medication-resistant.
There is now available DBS Deep Brain Stimulation, it is safe, appears to be helping significantly, however there is an implanted device entered deep in the brain. Many patients are turned off by this, yet some want the relief of auditory hallucinations (voices) and will try anything to rid them. Medicare appears to pay the bill of $35,000. The advertisement has not been prevalent therefore I am posting.