Economic evaluation of resistant major depressive disorder treatment in Iranian population: a comparison between repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation with electroconvulsive

@inproceedings{Ghiasvand2016EconomicEO,
  title={Economic evaluation of resistant major depressive disorder treatment in Iranian population: a comparison between repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation with electroconvulsive},
  author={Hesam Ghiasvand and Mohammad Moradi- Joo and Nazanin Abolhassani and Hamid Ravaghi and Seyed Mansoor Raygani and Sahar Mohabbat-Bahar},
  booktitle={Medical journal of the Islamic Republic of Iran},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND It is estimated that major depression disorders constitute 8.2% of years lived with disability (YLDs) globally. The repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) and Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) are two relative common interventions to treat major depressive disorders, especially for treatment resistant depression. In this study the cost- effectiveness and cost-utility of rTMS were compared with ECT in Iranian population suffering from major depressive disorder using a… CONTINUE READING