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Neuromodulation

Roger S. McIntyre and Jay Nathanson

in Severe Depression

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199570249
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199607471 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199570249.003.0010

Series: Oxford Psychiatry Library

Neuromodulation

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• Neuromodulatory approaches include deep brain stimulation (DBS), vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), and electro-convulsive therapy (ECT) • ECT is superior to TMS in the short-term treatment of severe depression • It remains unclear if baseline severity predicts response to neuromodulatory treatment of depression.

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Subjects: Psychiatry

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