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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and the Non-invasive Stimulation of Brain

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation was introduced in 1989 but until recently, rTMS or repetitive Transcranial magnetic stimulation was just a little-known method of stimulating our brain, non-invasively. However, in 1995, the demonstration of rTMS possible and effective therapeutic effects on depression marked an increased interest among neurologists, psychiatrists, public and basic scientists. So how does this well-recognized procedure stimulate the human brain and help in the treatment of chronic depression? To discuss this, let us dig deeper into TMS principles! Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation uses...