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Is the treatment for depression known as TMS effective or

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Is the treatment for depression known as TMS effective or just a scam?
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Hi,

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation is not a scam. It is an option other than ECT that does not have the side effects associated with the latter.

Research points to its effectiveness in the treatment of depressive disorders/treatment resistant depression.

Transcranial magnetic stimulation for depression and other psychiatric disorders

Transcranial magnetic stimulation in the treatment of depression

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