rTMS and depression

Which type of depression is indicated for rTMS?

  • Depression of any severity, including severe depression.
  • Treatment resistant depression that has not responded to antidepressant medication.
  • Intolerance to side effects of antidepressant (weight gain, Sexual side effect, sleep problems, etc).
  • Post-natal depression, including women who wish to breastfeed and avoid transmission of antidepressants medication to the baby through the milk.
  • Those who do not wish to have ECT (electro-convulsive therapy).
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MagVita system (1)

Evidence