Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) treatment study for post-traumatic stress (PTSD)
Brief Description Of Study
This is a Phase I Clinical Trial designed to evaluate novel transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) methods for treating PTSD/depression. The purpose of this research study is to compare the effects of TMS at two different brain regions. This information will help us to determine which treatment strategies provide the greatest clinical benefit to patients.
Detailed Study Description
Who are we looking for: •Individuals ages 18-55 with current symptoms of PTSD and depression • Individuals who are not currently taking any psychiatric medications •Individuals who are seeking a treatment option What you will do: • One MRI scan • 10 TMS treatment visits (every weekday for 2 weeks) • A 3- week break • 10 additional TMS treatment visits (every weekday for 2 weeks) • Neuropsychological assessments over the course of the study • There will be no charge to patients for treatment