Research Findings Show Promise for Treating Child and Adolescent Depression | Mayo Clinic News

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“What do you do when medication and therapy aren’t enough for a depressed patient? Christopher Wall, M.D. and psychiatrist at Mayo Clinic, says using magnets to stimulate the brain is one option. The non-invasive technique, called transcranial magnetic stimulation, sends magnetic pulses into areas of the brain where depression lives. The FDA recently approved the mood-boosting method for adults and Dr. Wall is on a mission to bring the therapy to adolescents.”

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