Too good to be true?4 min read . Updated: 07 Oct 2013, 08:42 PM IST
There are new psychiatric treatments available in India that are supposedly free of side effects. We look at two such treatments and find out why doctors feel these may work
A 35-year-old man had been suffering from clinical depression for five years. He was brought to psychiatrist Sanjay Chugh’s clinic in Greater Kailash, Delhi, for treatment. Dr Chugh suggested repetitive transmagnetic stimulation (rTMS) but the family was apprehensive. Dr Chugh reassured them that there would be no side effects. “My brother experienced no side effects during the treatment except a mild tapping sensation on his head and he reported no side effects after either," said the patient’s sister.
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