Do Devices Work for Depression?
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 10, Number 10, October 2012
James Recht, MD
Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Recht has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
In this article, the focus will be restricted to the following non-invasive technologies: transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS; magnetic seizure therapy (MST); transcutaneous vagal nerve stimulation (t-VNS); and transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS).