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Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation May Help Some OCD Patients Who Don’t Respond to Medications or Psychotherapy

Brain & Behavior Research Foundation / 16 Sep 19
Uncontrollable, recurring thoughts and behaviors that characterize obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are experienced by 2% to 3% of people. Yet standard treatments—exposure therapy and medicines that affect the neurotransmitter serotonin—typically help only about half of those who receive them. Read More

rTMS For Clozapine Refractory Schizophrenia

Psychiatric Times / 13 Sep 19
... respond to clozapine.1 A potential non-pharmacological strategy for clozapine augmentation is repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS). Read More

Map of broken brain networks shows why people lose speech in language-based dementia

Eurek Alert / 02 Sep 19
The map can be used to target those brain regions with therapies, such as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), to potentially improve an affected ... Read More

RI study shows magnetic stimulation helps PTSD patients

Providence Journal / 27 Jul 19
PROVIDENCE — A new treatment using a form of so-called transcranial magnetic stimulation shows promise in addressing posttraumatic stress ... Read More

Combining TMS with Psychotherapy for Treating Depression and OCD - A Free Webinar from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Yahoo Finance / 16 Jul 19
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), a safe, non-invasive type of brain stimulation, was approved by the FDA for the treatment of depression in ... Read More

Cerebellar Dysfunction and Schizophrenia: From “Cognitive Dysmetria” to a Potential Therapeutic Target

The American Journal of Psychiatry / 01 Jul 19
They performed a repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) trial targeting the posterior cerebellum in an independent group of patients ... Read More