Welcome to Madison Avenue TMS & Psychiatry’s Mental health in the News weekly update. Below are some current news events relating to mental health and mental health treatments. TMS Can Help Older Patients–They Just Need a Little More Time A new study conducted by the Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute…

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While depression is not a normal part of aging, adults aged 65 and older have an increased risk of developing depression. What’s more, is that treating late-life depression is challenging, and studies show that antidepressants aren’t as effective in older patients as they are in younger ones.(1) Treatment resistance is…

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Welcome to Madison Avenue TMS & Psychiatry’s Mental Health in the News weekly update. Below are some current news events relating to mental health and mental health treatments. How to Cope with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Obsessive-compulsive disorder, often referred to as OCD, is a chronic mental health condition characterized by…

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When searching for information about TMS online, you may find some articles debating whether it’s legitimate. While TMS is becoming more widely known, many people aren’t aware of the positive outcomes that TMS can provide for patients with certain mental health conditions, especially depression and OCD. The National Institute of…

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Welcome to Madison Avenue TMS & Psychiatry’s Mental Health in the News weekly update. Below are some current news events relating to mental health and mental health treatments. While Most Known for Occurring in the Winter Months, It’s Possible to Experience Seasonal Affective Disorder in the Summer Approximately 5% of…

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One question I’m often asked when discussing transcranial magnetic stimulation with my patients is, “Does TMS hurt?”  TMS is a painless procedure performed while patients are awake and alert, and requires no anesthesia. While some patients may report some scalp discomfort, this usually subsides after the first week of treatment. …

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Welcome to Madison Avenue TMS & Psychiatry’s Mental Health in the News weekly update. Below are some current news events relating to mental health and mental health treatments. Study Finds OCD Patients with Severe Symptoms Experience Relief with Deep TMS Treatment The Journal of Psychiatric Research recently published the results…

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Transcranial magnetic stimulation is proven as an effective treatment for the symptoms of certain mental and behavioral conditions, like depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder. TMS helps relieve symptoms even when traditional treatments like medication are not enough (referred to as treatment resistance). While no depression treatment is considered permanent, studies show…

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Welcome to Madison Avenue TMS & Psychiatry’s Mental health in the News weekly update. Below are some current news events relating to mental health and mental health treatments. How TMS Therapy Can Help Relieve Depression Symptoms When Other Treatments Fail Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a serious mental health condition…

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Is TMS Therapy Safe?

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a medication-free, non-invasive therapy that has been proven safe and effective for the treatment of mental health conditions such as depression, anxious depression, and OCD.(1) TMS is an important treatment option for patients because it is proven to help treat symptoms of depression, anxious depression,…

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