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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.

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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.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.