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How Effective Are Natural Remedies for Depression?

How Effective Are Natural Remedies for Depression?

It is estimated that more than one-fifth of adults in the United States will suffer from major depressive disorder at some point in their lifetime. Today, roughly seven percent of the US adults report experiencing a minimum of one major depression episode […]

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Scientific Support for TMS Treatment of Depression – PHQ-9

Scientific Support for TMS Treatment of Depression – PHQ-9

Depression is the most common of all mental disorders, with more than 300 million individuals suffering from major depressive disorder around the globe. Fortunately, the array of available treatment options and diagnostic tools has grown more vast and sophisticated than […]

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How Does Therapy Help in the Treatment of Depression?

How Does Therapy Help in the Treatment of Depression?

Depression is one of the most common mental disorders on the planet, affecting more than 300 million people around the globe. To manage this debilitating condition, approximately six million Americans utilize psychotherapy for depression, commonly referred to as talk therapy. For optimal results, multiple […]

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Depression Medications: A Quick Reference for Patients and Their Families

Depression Medications: A Quick Reference for Patients and Their Families

Depression currently affects the lives of about 16 million Americans, as estimated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While the range of therapeutic options is more varied and sophisticated than ever, antidepression drugs remain the go-to treatment around the […]

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Major or Severe Depression Treatment Options

Major or Severe Depression Treatment Options

Depression is the most common mental disorder in the United States, and more than 300 million individuals around the globe currently suffer from major depressive disorder. Based on these statistics, many of us (or our loved ones) will one day battle severe […]

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What Is Shock Therapy for Depression?

What Is Shock Therapy for Depression?

There are few depression treatments as polarizing as electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). It’s been more than 80 years since Ugo Cerletti sent the first electric currents through a human brain in the name of medicine, and today, electroshock therapy has been deemed one […]

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The Differences Between Deep TMS and Repetitive TMS: A Layman’s Guide

The Differences Between Deep TMS and Repetitive TMS: A Layman’s Guide

People with depression often suffer symptoms for long periods of time before finding a treatment that works. Sometimes, the failure of typical depression treatments can be a result of the drug-resistant nature of the depression itself. Luckily, pharmacology is not […]

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Is It Possible to Treat Major or Severe Depression Without Medication?

Is It Possible to Treat Major or Severe Depression Without Medication?

As sufferers know all too well, the effects of major depressive disorder permeate every aspect of daily life. Its debilitating symptoms vary from person to person, making it a particularly difficult disorder to treat without specialized care. Although many patients […]

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Comparing ECT and TMS Treatments for Depression

Comparing ECT and TMS Treatments for Depression

 The road to recovery for depression patients is seldom clear or straightforward. The first line of defense, typically a combination of antidepressants and psychotherapy, may prove ineffective or too fraught with side effects to be helpful. Fortunately, alternatives are available […]

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Does TMS Have Side Effects?

Does TMS Have Side Effects?

Determining the best depression treatment requires an understanding of the unique needs of the patient, their symptoms, and how they respond to therapy. If the side effects of a treatment outweigh the day-to-day benefits for a particular patient, then that […]

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Meet Jonathan Horey, MD

Dr. Jonathan Horey became familiar with TMS while training and working at Columbia University in New York City where many of the early and important studies on TMS were conducted. Dr. Horey has since completed more extensive training in TMS and keeps himself up-to-date with the latest research on brain stimulation techniques, including TMS.