Awarded Trial: 99-056
Repeated Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS)
Secondary Drug Intervention
Duration of Study Period for Each Subject
up to 20 sessions
HRSD, GAF, MMSE, PSQI
Twenty patients with bipolar depression were randomized to receive 20 sessions of rTMS or sham treatment . Patients in the group receiving active rTMS seemed to have subtle improvement that did not persist at week 4 or week 6. For further information see: Dolberg OT et al: Transcranial magnetic stimulation in patients with bipolar depression: a double-blind, controlled study. Bipolar Disorders 2002; 4 (Suppl. 1):94-95.
Dolberg OT, Dannon PN, Schreiber S, Grunhaus L. Transcranial magnetic stimulation in patients with bipolar depression: a double-blind, controlled study. Bipolar Disorders 2002; 4 (Suppl. 1):94-95.
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