Posted on February 23, 2018 by TMS Clinics Australia

Depression is often a debilitating mental illness which can be complicated to treat. For some patients, established treatments like ECT and antidepressant mediations don’t work, or have intolerable side effects.

 

Due to this large group of treatment-resistant patients, there is renewed interest in other types of depression treatment such as Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, or TMS.

 

This edition of Catalyst features Professor Paul Fitzgerald, and one of his patients Jan, discussing TMS therapy.

 

Australian Broadcast Corporation (ABC) Catalyst program on the use of TMS for treating depression