Research Updates

Research Update

Does rTMS Work as Augmentation in Patients with Resistant Depression?

Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) is approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment resistant depression (TRD), and presumably works by modulating brain circuitry. A new meta-analysis focuses specifically on using rTMS as augmentation to antidepressants in patients with TRD. 

Intensive Weight Loss Program for Psychiatric Patients Yields Mediocre Results

A recent study tested an intensive weight loss program in a large group of psychiatric patients. The results were…well, read on and you decide whether they were impressive.