Book Definition: A treatment that involves magnetic stimulation of specific regions of the brain. Unlike ECT, TMS does not produce a seizure.

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  • Magnetic stimulation to only certain parts of the brain.
  • An extreme treatment for a mental disease that stimulizes part of the brain through magnetic impulses.
  • Instead of an electric current, this uses a magnetic current and memory loss is not a side effect.


  • TMS would be used to treat patients with depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder, it would release the tension put on the brain and cause less reactions.
  • It offers all the benifits of ECT without any of the side effects of it because it does not cause seizures
Transcranial magnetic stimulation therapy
Transcranial magnetic stimulation therapy

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