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Pregnancy and depression: exploring a new potential treatment option.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19909665     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The treatment of major depressive disorder during pregnancy is an important but complex clinical topic. Medications, electroconvulsive therapy, and psychotherapy are all reasonable choices, but each has its limitations. In this article, we propose that a novel device technology known as repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation should be systematically studied as a potential treatment option for women with major depressive disorder during pregnancy.
Deborah R Kim; Juan Gonzalez; John P O'Reardon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current psychiatry reports     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1535-1645     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Psychiatry Rep     Publication Date:  2009 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-11-13     Completed Date:  2010-02-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100888960     Medline TA:  Curr Psychiatry Rep     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  443-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Perinatal Psychiatry Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Antidepressive Agents / therapeutic use
Depressive Disorder / therapy*
Electroconvulsive Therapy
Pregnancy Complications / therapy*
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antidepressive Agents

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