Psychiatric News (10/29) reported, “A condensed five-day transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) protocol appears to reduce symptoms of treatment-resistant depression safely and effectively,” researchers concluded in a small study revealing that “compared with patients receiving a sham stimulation, those who received Stanford neuromodulation therapy…showed significantly greater improvements in depressive symptoms within one day of finishing the five-day treatment; these effects were sustained for four weeks.” The findings were published online Oct. 29 in the American Journal of Psychiatry, a publication of the American Psychiatric Association (SOURCE: APA Headlines)