New Clinical Trial In London Addresses Depression In Patients With Bipolar Disorder

New Clinical Trial In London Addresses Depression In Patients With Bipolar Disorder

Source: Global News

Local researchers hope magnetic seizure therapy will bring hope to patients with a severe form of depression, common in those with bipolar disorder, that doesn’t respond to medication. Magnetic seizure therapy (MST) works similarly to electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), and is the gold standard for patients with treatment-resistant depression says Dr. Amer Burhan, a researcher with Lawson Health Research Institute and a neuropsychiatrist at St. Joseph’s Health Care London.

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