Laura Baker-Price

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Many patients who display psychological depression following a traumatic brain injury do not respond completely to antidepressant drugs. We hypothesized that this type of depression is strongly correlated with subclinical, complex partial seizure-activity within the hippocampal-amygdaloid region that continues for months to years after apparent neurological(More)
14 patients who reported chronic depression more than one year after closed head injuries were exposed to weak (1 microTesla), burst-firing magnetic fields either across the temporal lobes or over the left frontal lobe. The treatment was for 30 min. once per week for 6 wk. The reduction in depression scores after 5 wk. of treatments and after 6 wk. of no(More)
The proportions of Stage 2 spindles present per second over the prefrontal and temporal lobes of a patient who had been experiencing complex partial epileptic-like experiences and disturbances in sleep patterns for four years following a closed head injury were measured while a weak (1 microT) burst-firing magnetic field was applied transcerebrally through(More)
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