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Ramsay brings new depression treatment to far north patients

Ramsay brings new depression treatment to far north patients
Oct 04, 2019
A treatment for depression that focuses a magnetic field to stimulate the brain is now available to people in Cairns for the first time.

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Depression: it’s much more common than you think

Depression affects one in six people at some point in their lifetime, yet fewer than half those affected ever access treatment. Here is how to identify symptoms and connect yourself or a loved one with the right support.

Depression: it’s much more common than you think

Fighting Depression with Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Treatment

In any given year, more than one million Australians will suffer a crippling episode of depression, and approximately one third will have a severe depressive illness that is ‘treatment resistant’, meaning their illness does not improve with a trial of at least one anti-depressant medication.