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Transcranial magnetic stimulation

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Depression has an annual prevalence of 1-6% in the community; 50-60% of depressed individuals might not respond to conventional pharmacotherapy. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) non-invasively stimulates superficial cortex in patients, for investigative and therapeutic purposes. It is usually applied over the prefrontal cortex at frequencies of 1-20 Hz at motor threshold intensity. We present a meta-analysis of 24 studies evaluating the antidepressant effect of TMS for major depressive...

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10.1016/j.mppsy.2009.01.008

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Psychiatry
Volume:
8
Issue:
4
Pages:
130-134
Publication date:
2009-04-01
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ISSN:
1476-1793
Source identifiers:
177144
Language:
English
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pubs:177144
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uuid:1ef6943e-57de-4660-8a73-24b583074613
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pubs:177144
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2012-12-19

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