Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation treats postpartum depression.

@article{Garcia2010RepetitiveTM,
  title={Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation treats postpartum depression.},
  author={Keith S. Garcia and Patricia N Flynn and Katherine J Pierce and Marty Caudle},
  journal={Brain stimulation},
  year={2010},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={36-41}
}
BACKGROUND Postpartum depression (PPD) is a prevalent illness, affecting 10-15% of new mothers. PPD is the most common complication of childbirth and is a significant public health concern. It is known to adversely impact maternal-infant bonding, childrearing practices, and can lead to suicide and infanticide. The current treatment approaches to PPD are suboptimal. Many mothers are reluctant to take medication because of concerns about side effects or exposure of their newborn infant through… CONTINUE READING

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