Awarded Trial: 98-008
Repeated Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS)
20 Hz, 2-sec duration per train, 20 trains per day
Secondary Drug Intervention
Duration of Study Period for Each Subject
10 treatment days
BPRS, CGI, YMRS
Nineteen patients with mania were randomized to receive right prefrontal TMS or sham treatment. There was no significant difference between the active and sham groups.
Kaptsan A, Yaroslavsky Y, Applebaum J, Belmaker RH, Grisaru N. Right prefrontal TMS versus sham treatment of mania: a controlled study. Bipolar Disorders 5:36-39, 2003.
Psychiatry Research Unit
Beer-Sheva Mental Health Center
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