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September 13, 2004

Penn Researchers Investigate
Potential New Treatment for Depression

Non-Medication Therapy Offers Alternative
for Treatment-Resistant Patients


During a TMS session, the patient reclines comfortably in a chair, and is fully awake and aware. The left front portion of the brain,where mood regulation is believed to occur, is stimulated through short pulses of magnetic energy from the TMS device.

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