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TMS for PTSD

TMS for PTSD PTSD Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (or PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that develops after a particularly upsetting or frightening event. A group particularly exposed to PTSD in Australia are veterans and first responders Patients with PTSD frequently have a combination of depressive symptoms, anxiety and the specific symptoms of PTSD described above. For […]

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TMS Australia featured on Catalyst

TMS Australia featured on Catalyst Posted on February 23, 2018 by TMS Australia Depression is often a debilitating mental illness which can be complicated to treat. For some patients, established treatments like ECT and antidepressant mediations don’t work, or have intolerable side effects. Due to this large group of treatment-resistant patients, there is renewed interest […]

TMS machines explained

TMS machines explained Posted on february 17, 2018 by TMS Australia What is a TMS machine? Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) machines are medical devices used to deliver magnetic therapy to the brain. In Australia, TMS is approved for use in people with depression who have failed 2 or more antidepressants.   Are there different types […]

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Repetitive versus deep transcranial magnetic stimulation – what is the difference?

Repetitive versus deep transcranial magnetic stimulation – what is the difference? Posted on february 23, 2018 by TMS australia Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive procedure that uses magnetic pulses to stimulate neurons and increase activity in the brain. When applied to areas of the brain that are important for mood regulation, the magnetic […]

Definition of depression

Definition of depression The definition of depression is a condition which negatively affects how you feel, the way you think, and how you manage daily activities such as sleeping, eating and working. Depression affects 1 in 20 Australians each year. It is not just a low mood, it is a serious medical condition that can […]

Depression treatment options

Depression treatment options Find out how the different treatment options compare Learn more The symptoms of depression can be treated in different ways. Different types of depression require different depression treatments. Sometimes a combination of 2 or more treatments is needed. The guidelines [INSERT HYPERLINK TO RESEARCH SECTION] from the Royal Australia and New Zealand […]