Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) to enhance pharmacotherapy for depression

Record ID 32014000477
English
Authors' recomendations: Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a noninvasive technique that is being investigated as a treatment for major depression. Brief repetitive pulses of magnetic energy are applied to the scalp via a large electromagnetic coil to generate low levels of electrical current in the underlying brain tissue. The goal of TMS is to stimulate areas of the brain involved in mood regulation to lessen the duration or severity of depressive episodes. TMS may be used to augment pharmacotherapy or in lieu of a new medication.
Details
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2014
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: United States
MeSH Terms
  • Depressive Disorder, Major
  • Drug Therapy
Contact
Organisation Name: HAYES, Inc.
Contact Address: 157 S. Broad Street, Suite 200, Lansdale, PA 19446, USA. Tel: 215 855 0615; Fax: 215 855 5218
Contact Name: saleinfo@hayesinc.com
Contact Email: saleinfo@hayesinc.com
Copyright: 2014 Winifred S. Hayes, Inc
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