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Transcranial magnetic stimulation for patients with depression

Tredget, John, Kirov, George and Dunn, E. 2005. Transcranial magnetic stimulation for patients with depression. Nursing Standard 19 (37) , pp. 49-50. 10.7748/ns2005.

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Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a relatively new technique which has been used to treat depression. It delivers magnetic radiation to the head using a hand-held coil. Some studies have indicated clinical remission of depressive symptomatology with use of TMS. Methodological limitations remain, however, and more studies are recommended to determine its efficacy.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Medicine
MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics (CNGG)
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Publisher: RCN Publishing
ISSN: 0029-6570
Last Modified: 25 Dec 2017 20:52

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