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Letters to the Editor

Switch to Mania After Slow rTMS of the Right Prefrontal Cortex

Robin Ella, Peter Zwanzger, Robert Stampfer, Ulrich W. Preuss, Florian Müller-Siecheneder, Hans-Jürgen Möller, and Frank Padberg

Published: March 1, 2002

Article Abstract

Letter to the Editor

Sir: Recent evidence indicates that slow repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) of the right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC) exerts antidepressant effects. Here, we report on 2 patients suffering from a therapy-resistant major depressive episode who had given their written informed consent to participate in a controlled rTMS trial. Both patients underwent 1-Hz rTMS of the right DLPFC and switched from depression to a manic state.

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Volume: 63

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