Posted on May 07, 2020 by TMS Clinics Australia
About the Podcast
The GMHBA podcast show “Healthier Together” invited Professor Fitzgerald to discuss TMS therapy for depression. The podcast covers frequently asked questions on depression and TMS such as:
- What is Depression?
- How does TMS therapy work?
- How much evidence is there for TMS?
- Who can have TMS?
- What does TMS treatment involve?
- Can one have TMS out of hospital?
- How long does TMS effects last?
- Can TMS work for other conditions?
About Professor Paul Fitzgerald
Professor Fitzgerald is Professor of Psychiatry at The Epworth Clinic and Deputy Director of the Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre (MAPrc) in Melbourne. He is a qualified psychiatrist, and a Founder and Medical Director of TMS Clinics Australia.
Professor Fitzgerald’s team uses brain stimulation devices such as TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) and neuroimaging techniques to improve and develop new treatments for severe depression, but also schizophrenia, OCD and PTSD. He has been researching TMS for 20 years, published over 400 journal articles and book chapters, set up Australia’s largest TMS clinical and educational program, and has trained over 250 people in brain stimulation.