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Stimulating Approaches to Depression



By Paul B. Fitzgerald

New forms of brain stimulation are offering hope to a substantial group of depressed patients who don’t get better with standard medical and psychological treatments.

Paul B. Fitzgerald is a Professor of Psychiatry at Monash University and The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne. He has been utilising new brain stimulation approaches to study and treat psychiatric disorders for 15 years.

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