OCD and dTMS
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a disabling illness with high rates of poor response to
conventional treatments. OCD pathophysiology is believed to involve abnormalities in cortico-striatalthalamic- cortical circuits through regions such as dorsomedial prefrontal cortex (dmPFC).Stimulation of these regions has been found to improve symptoms. Studies on dTMS for OCD include integration of tailored symptom provocation based on the hypothesis that activation of the relevant circuitry may increase the therapeutic effect of the dTMS.