Can sleep disturbance in depression predict repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) treatment response?

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Abstract

Treatment for depression is not effective in all patients and it is therefore important to identify factors that can be used to tailor treatments. One potential factor is insomnia. Several repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) studies have reported on this symptom, however, they did not take into account the presence of hypersomnia or that insomnia was related to their outcome measure. Our aim was to investigate whether baseline sleep disruption was related to rTMS treatment response.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)121 - 126
Number of pages6
JournalPsychiatry Research
Volume210
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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