Brain Stimulation for Psychiatric Illness: ECT and TMS

Dr. Irving Reti, Director of the Johns Hopkins Brain Stimulation Program in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences explains the treatment modalities available – electroconvulsive therapy and transcranial magnetic stimulation - the characteristics of each, how to minimize side-effects and manage a patient’s medication. He also discusses new uses for the treatment beyond the relief of severe depression as well as his recent research probing why ECT works.

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Irving Reti, MBBS, MD.

Irving Reti, MBBS, MD

Irving Reti, MBBS is a research psychiatrist at The Johns Hopkins University. Dr Reti heralds from Sydney, Australia where he completed medical school at the University of Sydney before coming to Johns Hopkins for psychiatry residency. ...

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