Latest Treatment for depression Stories

2005-07-12 00:25:00

For severe depression, electro-shock therapy is nowadays the last hope. However, it can impair memory for weeks after therapy. A less aggressive alternative seems to be provided by what is known as "transcranial magnetic stimulation".

2005-07-08 18:40:23

Not everyone with depression will respond to a particular antidepressant medication, but there's a good chance that a second or third choice will be effective, researchers have found.

2005-06-27 12:45:55

Patients suffering from severe depression who have not responded to other treatments may be helped by deep brain stimulation, researchers said on Monday.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.