This review article examined the literature concerning the use of transcranial magnetic stimulation in the treatment of depression. Results showed the highfrequency, repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation treatment to be an effective, side-effect free therapy for depression that may hold promise for treating related psychiatric disorders as well.

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