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Is tms indicated for someone with long term chronic general anxiety and social anxiety ?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
TMS: Trans cranial magnetic stimulation has shown benefits in major depression, parkinson, migraines & tinnitus. Other uses are being researched.
Dr. Zahid Awan
Specializes in Psychiatry
Depression: The actual fda approval is for major depressive disorder but a lot of research is going on for ocd, anxiety disorder, parkinson's and other neuropsychiatric disorders.
Dr. John Goodwin
Psychiatry 67 years experience
TMS for Depression: Primarily indicated for depression that is refractory to adequite pharmacotherapy i.e., proper dose levels & adequate time on drug;.

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