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Brain Surgery Made A Man
Obsessed With Johnny Cash

Business Insider, by Kevin Loria

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Posted By:Ribicon, 5/25/2014 2:04:44 AM

Music was among the least of Mr. B´s concerns. As a 59-year-old Dutch man living with extremely severe obsessive compulsive disorder for 46 years, he had other things on his mind. His OCD was so severe it led to moderate anxiety and mild depression. Not only was his condition extreme, but it was also resistant to traditional treatment. It got so bad that he opted to receive an implant to stimulate his brain constantly with electricity — a treatment, called deep brain stimulation (DBS), that has been shown to successfully treat OCD in the past. It worked, but had a very peculiar

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Remarkable. He Walks the Line according to the battery charge in his brain implant.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: seminolesecure, 5/25/2014 5:07:04 AM     (No. 9860999)

he should be grateful he didn´t hear Sammy Davis, Jr. singing "Candy Man" when he first woke up from surgery.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Blue hen1, 5/25/2014 5:47:23 AM     (No. 9861006)

Could have been worst, could have been Bierber

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Reply 3 - Posted by: lazlototh, 5/25/2014 5:49:58 AM     (No. 9861008)

#1 you caused me brain damage early in the morning.

"The Candy Man can ´cause he mixes it with love and makes the world taste good" is a line that has forever disturbed me and is now disturbing me even more this morning. How cruel!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: harleynyc, 5/25/2014 7:04:00 AM     (No. 9861044)

My surgery left me as Buddy Hackett.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: T-Bubba, 5/25/2014 8:06:04 AM     (No. 9861076)

#1, got a question: Is Sammy Davis Jr. related to Frank Marshall Davis Jr?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MMC, 5/25/2014 8:13:52 AM     (No. 9861086)

Willy Wonka, Gene Wilder version, "Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker"
Most disturbing line for me in childhood film.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: BarryNo, 5/25/2014 8:42:50 AM     (No. 9861109)

Good article. Weird but funny - I have a nephew with OCD - fairly severe... He´s also fairly liberal.

Makes me wonder what would happen if HE got this treatment? Hmmm...

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Reply 8 - Posted by: nerdowell, 5/25/2014 9:33:48 AM     (No. 9861160)

I suspect that if they increased the voltage a little he´d switch to George Jones.

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