20 Jan 2020

Science Snapshot: Fighting Depression with Magnetic Stimulation

Short video about the implementation of a procedure called TMS – used for treatment of drug-resistant depression – at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown.

Science Snapshot: Fighting Depression with Magnetic Stimulation

One of the main challenges in treating psychiatric disorders is the ability to predict which treatment will work best. The Neuropsychiatry Unit at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown is using a procedure called TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) to treat drug-resistant depression and to assess whether and how it could be used for personalizing patient treatment.