Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation is effective following repeated courses in the treatment of major depressive disorder-a case report.
Dannon PN, Grunhaus L. Chaim Sheba Medical Ctr, Psychiatry Ward, ECT-TMS Unit, Tel Hashomer 52621,
Hum Psychopharmacol. 2003 Jun;18(4):313-5.

Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) is a relatively new
treatment modality for psychiatric patients. rTMS was demonstrated to be
effective in the treatment of depression. However, longitudinal outcome studies
have not yet been published. Relapse rates are higher in depressed patients and
most of them do not respond to the same treatment with similar success. In this
report we present a patient, who experienced relapse with the various
conventional drug treatments, but responded well to rTMS at three different
points in time. Copyright 2003 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.




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