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Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation has been shown to be moderately effective in the treatment of major depression. Theta burst stimulation (TBS) is a new form of rTMS that may exert larger effects.
This sham-controlled study examines the effectivity of daily bilateral TBS to the dorsolateral frontal cortex over 6 weeks in 2x16 patients with major depression add on to the local standard of a combined pharmacological/psychotherapeutical treatment.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (Theta Burst Stimulation, TBS)
University of Tübingen, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
University Hospital Tuebingen
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:35-0400
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The electrical response evoked in a muscle or motor nerve by electrical or magnetic stimulation. Common methods of stimulation are by transcranial electrical and TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION. It is often used for monitoring during neurosurgery.
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Stimulation of the brain, which is self-administered. The stimulation may result in negative or positive reinforcement.
Stimulation at an intensity below that where a differentiated response can be elicited.
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