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Awarded Trial: 98-RC-312
Repeated Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation ( rTMS)
20 Hz, 2-second duration per train, 20 trains per day
Secondary Drug Intervention
Duration of Study Period for Each Subject
YMRS, BPRS and CGI
Nineteen patients with mania completed a trial of right prefrontal TMS at 20 Hz, 2-second duration per train, 20 trains per day, for 10 days versus a sham procedure. The active treatment was no more effective than sham on the YMRS, BPRS and CGI.
Kaptsan A, Yaroslavsky Y, Applebaum J, Belmaker RH, Grisaru N. Right prefontal TMS versus sham treatment of mania: a controlled study. Bipolar Disorders 5:36-39, 2003.
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