Demitrack, M.A. (2010) Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for the Treatment of Major Depression clinical. Economic, and Practical Issues: Part I Psychopharm Review, Vol. 45, No. 4 April 2010

This article is the first of two parts. Part I describes pervasive problems of major depression, the issue of treatment resistance and its economic impact. The article is intended to enable the reader to evaluate the epidemiology, functional health consequences, and economic burder of major depression, especially in its treatment-resistant form.