Demitrack, M.A. (2010) Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for the Treatment of Major Depression clinical. Economic, and Practical Issues: Part II Psychopharm Review, Vol. 45, No. 8 August 2010
Part I of this two-part series (vol. 45, no. 4) discussed the clinical and economic burder of major depression; the compounding issue of treatment resistance; and cost analyses comparing transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) with standard clinical care (e.g., complex pharmacotherapy, electrconvulsive therapy [ECT]) for treatment resistance depression (TRD). Part II reviews practical issues in the clinical use of TMS, which have merged since its approval by the FDA for this indication.