NEWS and UPDATES
November 8, 2010
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) for treatment of chronic tinnitus
We aimed to investigate the effects of low-frequency rTMS in patients and determine the factors that predict a beneficial outcome with rTMS treatment. A significant reduction in the VAS (loudness and annoyance) occurred immediately after rTMS ...
November 1, 2010
MindCare Centres Patient Response Statistic!
In a recent review of MindCare Centres patient data it was demonstrated that of the patients who respond to rTMS therapy, the average reduction in depressive symptoms was 78% with 67% of these patients reaching remission levels. To achieve these responses 3 weeks [30 sessions] of treatments was required.
October 14, 2010
Durability of clinical benefit with transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) in the treatment of pharmacoresistant major depression: assessment of relapse during a 6-month, multisite, open-label study
Although transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) can be an effective acute antidepressant treatment, few studies systematically examine persistence of benefit ...
October 12, 2010
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation an Effective Long-Term Treatment for Major Depression
In a study to determine the durability and long-term effects of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), psychiatric researchers have found that the noninvasive, non-drug therapy is an effective, long-term treatment for major depression. Results of the study were published in the October 2010 issue of [Brain Stimulation, a journal published by Elsevier.
October 9, 2010
Therapies replace electroshock: Direct Current andmagnetic stimuation
Psychiatrists at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute are increasingly relying on alternative forms of brain stimulation to treat major depression in patients for whom medications are no longer effective.
October 7, 2010
MindCare Centres Launches our own Social Network(ing)!
We are very excited to be launching our MindCare Centres Facebook Page
and MindCare Centres Twitter
page! Please be sure to check out our links to learn new and interesting details about our clinics, events, promotions, media, and more. Feel free to post in our discussion area and we will be happy to dialogue with you!
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