A controlled study of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in medication-resistant major depression.

@article{Avery2006ACS,
  title={A controlled study of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in medication-resistant major depression.},
  author={David H Avery and Paul E. Holtzheimer and Walid Fawaz and Joan Russo and John F. Neumaier and David L. Dunner and David R. Haynor and Keith Harvey Jack Claypoole and Chandra D Wajdik and Peter P. Roy-Byrne},
  journal={Biological psychiatry},
  year={2006},
  volume={59 2},
  pages={187-94}
}
BACKGROUND Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) as a treatment for depression has shown statistically significant effects, but the clinical significance of these effects has been questioned. METHODS Patients with medication-resistant depression were randomized to receive 15 sessions of active or sham repetitive TMS delivered to the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex at 110% the estimated prefrontal cortex threshold. Each session consisted of 32 trains of 10 Hz repetitive TMS… CONTINUE READING
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