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The Promise of TMS: Interview with Neuronetics Chief Medical Officer Mark Demitrack, M.D.

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has been studied as a potential therapy for disorders ranging from drug addiction to bipolar disease. The premise is that pulsed, MRI-grade magnetic fields can locally excite or inhibit regions of the cerebral cortex, thus affecting neurological function. The makers of the NeuroStar TMS System, Neuronetics, contacted us to let us know about their new study released at the American Psychiatric Association meeting in May.
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