repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation

December 4, 2012

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) for Depression: What is it, is it safe, and does it work?

A new, non-invasive treatment for depressed individuals is garnering much interest... even though it has been around for almost 15 years. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), is a non-invasive procedure which uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the parts of the brain associated with mood control and depression.