Professional Research

This page is for mental health professionals including psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health nurses and allied health clinicians who are interested in research surrounding transcranial magnetic stimulation treatment, TMS or otherwise commonly referred to as rTMS.

rTMS and application for OCD

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a disabling illness that is currently managed primarily by pharmacotherapy and CBT. Though results are good, there is significant number of patients resistant to existing modalities of treatment. TMS is...

The Clinical TMS Society Consensus Review and Treatment Recommendations for TMS Therapy

Prefrontal Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) therapy repeated daily over 4–6 weeks (20–30 sessions) is US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved for treating Major Depressive Dis- order in adults who have not responded to prior...

RANZCP Clinical Practice Guidelines for Mood Disorders

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists clinical practice guidelines for mood disorders (Mood Disorders CPG) provide up-to-date guidance and advice regarding the management of mood disorders that is informed by evidence and...

Effectiveness of theta burst versus high-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in patients with depression

Effectiveness of theta burst rTMS Treatment-resistant major depressive disorder is common; repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) by use of high-frequency (10 Hz) left-side dorsolateral prefrontal cortex stimulation is an evidence-based treatment for this disorder. Intermittent...

Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in the treatment of depression

TMS in the treatment of depression Article: Saxby Pridmore, William Pridmore In TMS, an electromagnetic apparatus is used to generate small electric currents in targeted regions of the cortex. Anaesthesia is not required, patients remain...

TMS Australia. A safety guide for psychiatrists.

TMS Australia. A safety: a practical guide for psychiatrists Rohan Taylor Health Education & Training Institute, Gladesville, NSW, Research Fellow, School of Psychiatry and Black Dog Institute, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW; Psychiatry Registrar, Concord...

TMS Social Consensus Review and Treatment for TMS Therapy

Clinical TMS Society Consensus Review and Treatment for TMS Therapy PDF By: Tarique Perera, Mark S. George, Geoffrey Grammer, Philip G. Janicak, Alvaro Pascual-Leone, Theodore S. Wirecki, Background: Prefrontal Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) therapy repeated...

A multisite, naturalistic, observational study of TMS for patients with pharmacoresistant major depressive disorder – 2014

A multisite, Naturalistic, Observational Study of TMS for pharma resistant Depression PDF David L. Dunner, MD; Scott T. Aaronson, MD; Harold A. Sackeim, PhD; Philip G. Janicak, MD; Linda L. Carpenter, MD; Terrence Boyadjis, MD; David...

The expanding evidence base for rTMS treatment of depression – 2014

Evidence Base for rTMS treatment PDF By: Mark S. George, M.D. [Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Radiology and Neurosciences Director, Brain Stimulation Laboratory (BSL), Staff Physician, RH Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston], Joseph J. Taylor, MD/PhD Student...
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rTMS and application for OCD
February 15, 2019
The Clinical TMS Society Consensus Review and Treatment Recommendations for TMS Therapy
February 15, 2019
RANZCP Clinical Practice Guidelines for Mood Disorders
February 15, 2019
Effectiveness of theta burst versus high-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in patients with depression
February 15, 2019
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in the treatment of depression
February 15, 2019
TMS Australia. A safety guide for psychiatrists.
May 7, 2018
TMS Social Consensus Review and Treatment for TMS Therapy
May 18, 2016
A multisite, naturalistic, observational study of TMS for patients with pharmacoresistant major depressive disorder – 2014
March 14, 2015
The expanding evidence base for rTMS treatment of depression – 2014
March 6, 2015
TMS for treating depression in elderly patients – 2013
March 6, 2015
Daily Left Prefrontal rTMS in the acute treatment of major depression – 2008
March 6, 2015
Should we expand the toolbox of psychiatric methods to include rTMS? – 2010
March 6, 2015
Efficacy and Safety of TMS in the Acute Treatment of Major Depression – 2007
March 6, 2015
Comparing the Effects of rTMS and ECT in the Treatment of Depression – 2014
March 3, 2015
TMS: Summary of Safety Experience from Acute Exposure – 2008
March 3, 2015
Durability of clinical benefit with TMS – 2010
March 3, 2015
TMS for Major Depression: A multisite observational study -2012
March 3, 2015
TMS Acute treatment of Major Depressive Disorder – 2008
March 3, 2015