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New Brain Stimulation Technique May Provide Rapid Depression Relief
However, protocols of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), often have a delayed onset — similar to depressant medications.
For example, a patient may receive several weeks of regular ECT treatments before a full response is achieved…
Childbirth Pain May Influence Depression
Katherine Wisner, M.D., a perinatal psychiatrist, bases her hypothesis on a new Chinese study that found women who had pain control with epidural anesthesia during a vaginal delivery had a much lower risk for postpartum depression than women who didn’t have the epidural…
Can Botox cure depression?
July 27, 1931: A dry year at the beginning of America’s “Dust Bowl” creates the Perfect Swarm, as grasshoppers overwhelm farmland in Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. Cornfields are eaten down to the stubs, and American agriculture suffers a disaster at the beginning of the Great Depression…