Principal Investigator: Dr. Lakshmi Yatham, Department of Psychiatry, UBC
The UBC Mood Disorders Centre at UBC Hospital is looking for participants diagnosed with bipolar I who are currently depressed to participate in a double-blind study. The purpose of this four week double blind study is to assess the efficacy of intermittent Theta-Burst Stimulation (iTBS)- rTMS in comparison to sham-rTMS (mimics the sensation and muscular discomfort of rTMS without stimulating the brain) in treating depressive symptoms.
Individuals who meet all of the following criteria are eligible to participate in this trial:
Individuals meeting any of the following criteria are not eligible to participate in this trial:
Remuneration: Participants will receive compensation for each clinic visit completed.
This is to cover any incidental costs incurred during the study such as transportation and parking.
For more information please contact:
Sharon Ahn: (604)-822-7320