National Trial: EEG Brain Tests Help Patients Overcome Depression

National Trial: EEG Brain Tests Help Patients Overcome Depression

Imagine millions of depressed Americans getting their brain activity measured and undergoing blood tests to determine which antidepressant would work best. Imagine some of them receiving "brain training" or magnetic stimulation to make their brains more amenable to those treatments. A national research trial initiated by UT Southwestern in 2012 is generating the first set of results this year that provides an early glimpse into how such high-tech strategies may change the field of mental health. The first study - to be published in the June edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association Psychiatry - found that measuring...

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