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Implementation of TMS in Depression

Major depression is a mood disorder characterized by emotional, behavioral and cognitive dysfunction. Individuals having depression history in their families have a higher risk of suffering from depression. Moreover, people with stroke, heart attack, Parkinson disease, cancer and hormonal diseases are also included in the depression risk group.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and TMS

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a neuropsychiatric disorder having a prevalence of 2% in America.

Bipolar Disorder and TMS

Also known as manic-depressive disorder, bipolar disorder is brain disorder causing unexpected changes in the person’s mood, energy and functional skills.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder and rTMS

The lexical meaning of anxiety is the sensation of fear or panic. Possible to be experienced by all in daily life, this sensation is frequent and constant in generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). These sensations may cause physical symptoms like accelerated heart rate and shivering. The symptoms must be observed for 6 months to make a diagnosis.

Dementia and TMS

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive method that can change the brain functions. It is used for therapeutic purposes in many psychiatric disorders. In addition to its clinical effect, TMS has also another effect increasing the cognitive performance.

How Long Does it Take for TMS to be Effective?

Despite the fact that there is no conclusive information about how long it takes for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) to be effective, the studies conducted give us an idea.’ Although the time needed to take benefit from the treatment varies based on the method of treatment, the course of the disorder, and the person.