Vol. 29 (1) 2008 Neuro endocrinology letters

Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) in major depressive episode during pregnancy.

: Sir: For women diagnosed with Recurrent depressive disorder, pregnancy poses a major treatment challenge. Apart from antidepressants, the most commonly used biological therapeutical method is ECT (electroconvulsive therapy). We believe that similar efficacy can be achieved using rTMS as a safer option with substantially less side effe.....