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15 Oct '14

McLean Researcher Develops Low-Frequency Magnetic-Stimulation Machine That May Alleviate Depression (Harvard Magazine)

Researcher Michael Rohan has developed a magnetic-stimulation machine that shows promise for the immediate treatment of depression. “The research assistant noticed that people came out of the MRI saying, ‘I feel much better,’” remembers Michael Rohan, an imaging physicist at McLean and lecturer at Harvard Medical School (HMS). Why, they wondered, might this type of MRI trigger a sudden lift in mood?

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