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Official FDA Approval for TMS as a Treatment for OCD


This letter certified the Brainsway Deep TMS system for use in treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

Brainsway Ltd, United States Food and Drug Administration


TMS for Treatment-Resistant Depression


There was a significant reduction in reported symptoms from 62.5% of study participants over the long-term follow-up period. TMS appears to be an effective long-term treatment for depression.

Center for Anxiety and Depression, Stanford University, Columbia University

The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS): Hope for stubborn depression


“Approximately two-thirds of people with depression don’t get adequate relief from the first antidepressant they try . . . and each subsequent medication tried is actually less likely to help than the one prior.”

Click the link below to read the full article on Harvard Health’s blog.

Harvard University

Harvard Health Blog

TMS Treatment for Major Depression


The researchers in this study analyze data from multiple studies to show how effective TMS can be for people with major depression. They conclude that the research done on TMS is very promising, and noted that TMS may be an option for people with depression-related disorders that would have originally been recommended for ECT.

Northwestern University

Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, Dove Press

TMS Effective for Treatment of OCD


“Up to 60% of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) patients do not have a satisfactory outcome with currently available treatments . . . After 4 weeks, the response rate [to TMS treatment] was 67%.”

Columbia University

International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology

TMS is an Effective Treatment for OCD


The doctors who compiled this research concluded that actual TMS was significantly more effective than the “sham” or placebo TMS.

Santa Casa School of Medical Sciences, São Paulo, Brazil; UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia; Institute of Psychiatry, Kolkata, India

Journal of ECT

Treatment of OCD with TMS


Targeted high-frequency stimulation with deep TMS may be effective in treating resistant OCD.

Cornell University

F1000 Prime Reports

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS): Hope for stubborn depression


The study concludes that TMS is an effective treatment option for patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) and that it has rekindled the role of brain stimulation in psychiatric disorders.

Drexel University

Psychiatry Magazine

TMS Treatment for PTSD


Research concluded that transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is an effective treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Dartmouth College

Brain Stimulation Journal

Ketamine for Treatment-Resistant Depression


Researchers discovered that no patients had persistent psychotomimetic effects, adverse medical effects, or increased substance use and concluded that ketamine is safe and well tolerated.

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

Ketamine as a Depression Treatment


This study concluded that ketamine provides a rapid improvement in symptoms of depression, anxiety, PTSD, and other psychiatric conditions.

Yale University

Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

Ketamine as an Antidepressant


The study concluded that ketamine is a rapidly-acting drug and has the potential to revolutionize depression treatment, in particular treatment-resistant depression.

University of Pennsylvania

Frontiers in Pharmacology

Ketamine Treatment for Substance Abuse


Early research shows that ketamine IV infusion therapy may be effective in the treatment of substance use disorders.

Medical University of South Carolina

Frontiers in Pharmacology

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