Transcranial magnetic stimulation in the treatment of psychiatric disorders.
Pridmore S; Belmaker R
Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 1999 Oct;53(5):541-8

ABSTRACT: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Is A New Technology That Applies The Principles Of Electromagnetism To Deliver An Electrical Field To The Cerebral Cortices. Well Established In Diagnostic Electrophysiology, TMS Is Now Being Studied As A Treatment For Psychiatric Disorders. Evidence Suggests This Technique Is Safe And Acceptable To Patients. The Future May See The Application Of TMS In Obsessive-compulsive Disorder, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder And Mania. There Is Strong Evidence That It Will Become An Accepted Treatment Of Depression.
MAIN MESH HEADINGS:
*Electric Stimulation Therapy
Mental Disorders/*therapy
PUBLICATION TYPES:
JOURNAL ARTICLE
REVIEW
REVIEW, TUTORIAL
LANGUAGES: Eng

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Eletromagnetismo

Bioeletricidade
em Psiquiatría