Addressing the needs of adolescents with treatment resistant depressive disorders: A systematic review of rTMS

Brain Stimulation, 11/05/2013

The study aims to examine the existing literature regarding the efficacy and safety of rTMS treatment with adolescents experiencing depressive symptoms, especially research conducted since the last published review. Preliminary results suggest rTMS is an effective and well tolerated antidepressant treatment for adolescents with treatment resistant depressive symptomology. Further research allowing for comparison across studies is necessary to establish the efficacy of rTMS in adolescent depression.

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