Artigos Científicos EMT

The expanding evidence base for rTMS treatment of depression

Mark S. George, Joseph J. Taylor, e E. Baron Short Current Opinion in Psychiatry – Volume 26 Publicado: 01/01/2013 Abstract These recent studies suggest that daily left prefrontal TMS over several weeks as a treatment for depression not only appears to have efficacy in rigorous randomized controlled trials, but is…

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Clinically Meaningful Efficacy and Acceptability of Low-Frequency Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) for Treating Primary Major Depression: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized, Double-Blind and Sham-Controlled Trials

Marcelo T Berlim, Frederique Van den Eynde e Z Jeff Daskalakis Neuropsychopharmacology (2012),1–9 Aceito: 19/12/2012 Abstract Clinical trials on low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (LF-rTMS) over the right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex have yielded conflicting evidence concerning its overall efficacy for treating major depression (MD). As this may have been the…

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Inhibition of the cortex using transcranial magnetic stimulation in psychiatric populations: current and future directions

Natasha Radhu, BSc, MSc; Lakshmi N. Ravindran, MD; Andrea J. Levinson, MD, MSc; Zafiris J. Daskalakis, MD, PhD J Psychiatry Neurosci 2012;37(6):369-78. Enviado: 02/03/2012; Aceito: 28/03/2012 Abstract Several lines of evidence suggest that deficits in γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) inhibitory neurotransmission are implicated in th physiology of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major…

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