Blog Archive

"It's All About Remission" - Jonathan Downar, M.D. Lecture Recap - 2017 Annual Meeting Mar 19th, 2020

How do we get higher remission rates with rTMS?  TMS researchers such as Jonathan Downar are making progress in identifying subtypes of depression based on functional connectivity of networks associated with symptom domains that occur across the spectrum of diagnoses in the DSM. If we can identify the pathological networks,...

An Underused Option for Severe Depression Mar 19th, 2020

Hardvard Health Publishing reports how nonsurgical brain stimulation may be an effective alternative to consider according to a study conducted and puvlished by The BMJ. This alternative is most efficient if medication is not helping to ease the symptoms of depression.    Read the full story here: https://www.health.harvard.edu/newsletter_article/an-underused-option-for-severe-depression    

Intense Magnetic Stimulation Could Reduce Severe Depression, New Study Shows Mar 19th, 2020

Stanford Medicine Nolan Williams, M.D., an instructor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences conducted a study with the use of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and has seen good results in patients treated with the traditional form of TMS therapy.   Read the full story here: https://scopeblog.stanford.edu/2018/02/14/intense-magnetic-stimulation-could-reduce-severe-depression-new-study-shows/

I Tried Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to Cure My Depression. Here's What Happened. Mar 19th, 2020

Menshealth reports how effective transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is used to stimulate nerve cells in the brain to treat depression especially when cases of first line treatments, such as medications, dont work. In the interview with Benjamin, who has been suffereing with depression for years, he explains how he has...

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) to Treat Symptoms of Depression Mar 18th, 2020

Depression is a common and serious illness that negatively influences an individual’s daily lifestyles such as the way they act, how they feel, and even the way they think. Depression affects an estimated 1 in 15 adults or 6.7% in any given year. In addition, 1 and 6 people or...

Repetitive TMS Effective for Comorbid Major Depressive Disorder, Anxiety Mar 18th, 2020

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) has shown to treat patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and comorbid anxiety.  Read the full story here:https://www.psychiatryadvisor.com/home/topics/mood-disorders/depressive-disorder/repetitive-tms-effective-for-comorbid-major-depressive-disorder-anxiety/

How Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Changed One Woman's Life Mar 17th, 2020

Read how Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) changed Marcia Terry's life. Terry has tried and failed 5 antidepressants without success until her psychiatrist recommended TMS.    Read the full story here: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/deep-transcranial-magnetic-stimulation-changed-womans-life-depression/