Major Depressive Disorder

"Please note that transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS, rTMS) is considered investigational in the USA - except for the cleared intended use for treatment of Major Depression Disorder in adult patients who have failed to receive satisfactory improvement from prior antidepressant medication in the current episode. 


The persistent feeling of sadness or loss of interest that characterizes major depression can lead to a range of behavioral and physical symptoms. These may include changes in sleep, appetite, energy level, concentration, daily behavior, or self-esteem. Depression can also be associated with thoughts of suicide.


"A vast amount of research using rTMS, for other indications than depression, is ongoing. Areas of research include anxiety, bulimia, migraine, pain, rehabilitation of aphasia and motor disability after stroke, tinnitus, Parkinson's disease, and schizophrenia.

Within some of these research areas, clinical trials are taking place." 

There is also new promising research to support patients with Autism, OCD, and other neurological conditions.  However, mapping to the correct area of the brain is critical for off-label treatment.  As we are able to use MRI's to map the precise location of these stimulation points as neurologists pinpoint them, we will be able to increase the spectrum of our treatment to include many of the following conditions.

Obsessive compulsive disordeR (OCD)

OCD is defined as repetitive distressing thoughts, images or impulses that enter a person's mind which are hard to resist successfully and often feel senseless. The difficulty in resisting these impulses can lead to repetitive actions despite being unpleasant. These thoughts can be violent, obscene or be damaging. 

Island Psychiatry P.C. TMS at all 3 of our locations:

**55 Nesconset Highway, Suite 1

Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776

**33 Walt Whitman Rd Suite 217W

Huntington Station, NY 11746

Island TMS

Open Monday - Friday 

Evening Hours on Monday and Thursdays


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