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What is TMS Therapy?

Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is a severe mental health condition that can affect anyone, regardless of age or gender. Traditional treatments for MDD often involve multiple medications and even psychotherapy, but these treatments are not always effective and can come with many unwanted side effects....

Why choose PAKC for TMS?

This treatment for depression involves delivering repetitive magnetic pulses, so it's called repetitive TMS or rTMS. rTMS has been found to be an effective treatment for depression, with benefits that can be seen as early as the first week of treatment. How It Works Although the biology...

Life-Saving and Life-Changing Treatments at PAKC

At Psychiatry Associates of Kansas City, we are committed to bringing life-saving and life-changing treatments to our patients. We provide both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric care, and our privately-owned, single-specialty practice is one of the largest in the area. Inpatient Psychiatric Care Our inpatient psychiatric unit is...

Is TMS Better Than Anti-Depressants?

Just like any other medication, the psychiatric medication is also capable of producing both beneficial and frustrating results, depending on the patient’s condition.   The STAR*D study is a multi-center large study of depression treatment and the above-stated statement is consistent with it. The STAR*D is a...