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What can TMS be used for?

TMS is primarily utilized for the treatment of depression and anxiety.

There is also benefit noted in the following conditions:

Psychiatric conditions: 

✓ Depression and Burnout

✓ Anxiety

✓ Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

✓ Post-natal depression

✓ Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Neurological conditions:

✓  Substance abuse

✓  Chronic pain

✓  Fibromyalgia

✓  Migraine

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) International Classification of Disease 11th Edition defines Burnout as:

It occurs in organizational cultures that demonstrate

  • Unfair treatment of the employees 

  • Unmanageable work loads for employees

  • Unclear communication from managers

  • Lack of manager support

  • Unreasonable time pressures on employees.


...a syndrome conceptualised as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed. It is characterised by three dimensions:

    - feelings of energy depletion or exhaustion;

    - increased mental distance from one’s job, or feelings of negativism or cynicism

      related to one's job; and

    - reduced professional efficacy.


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Why is Burnout important?

Burnout is an escalating problem and  is strongly associated with depression, anxiety and significant physical ill health (heart disease and stomach issues). A recent Gallup survey of managers conducted between 2016-2019 (n=24,522)  demonstrated that Burnout is a widespread problem. They concluded that:


of employees experience burnout on the job at least sometimes

of employees with burnout are more likely to take a sick day


more likely to visit the emergency room for physical ill-health


of employees experience burnout “very often”or “always”


of employees with burnout are less likely to discuss how to approach



times more likely to be actively seeking a different job

Q & A

Frequently asked questions

What is Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)?
What is Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) used for?
I am already prescribed medication or undertaking therapy. Will I need to stop these?
Is TMS the same as Electro Convulsive Therapy (ECT)?
Who is suitable TMS candidate and who is not? 
How many treatment should a patient receive?
How long do the benefits of TMS last?
How long is an individual session and what is the patient's experience with it?
What is Treatment Resistant Depression (TRD)?
Is the treatment well-tolerated?
Is TMS safe?
What does the research indicate?
Is TMS New?

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