New Magnetic Stimulation Offers Noninvasive Treatment for Major Depression

Rush University Medical Center has opened the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Clinic to offer patients a safe, effective, non-drug treatment for major depression. TMS therapy is the first FDA-approved, non-invasive antidepressant device-based treatment clinically proven for treatment of depression. Science Daily reports that psychiatrists at Rush University Medical Center were among the first to test…

Research Suggests Depression and Anxiety Very Different Disorders in Adolescents

Depression and anxiety are often classified as very similar conditions; so much so that many anxiety disorders are treated with the same medication as that prescribed for depression. When this approach is taken with adolescents, the results can be devastating. A new Science Daily release found that adolescent depression and anxiety disorders are two very…