ORANGE, Calif. - For about 30 percent of adults with major depression, simply taking medications isn't effective enough. This group has what doctors call "treatment-resistant" depression and finding relief can often be frustrating.
But there are new alternatives that don't involve medication at all, neuro-stimulators that prod certain parts of the brain to work.
Carolyn Radillo has been fighting treatment-resistant depression since she was a teenager. She's tried therapy, many medications and has been hospitalized four times without much relief.
Her doctor told her about a new treatment and she was open to trying it.Read more