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Facebook Live: Brain Stimulation Therapies


May 1, 2024




In recognition of National Mental Health Awareness Month in May, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) hosted a Facebook Live event on brain stimulation therapies. The event featured NIMH expert Sarah H. Lisanby, M.D., Director of the Noninvasive Neuromodulation Unit in the Experimental Therapeutics and Pathophysiology Branch and Director of the NIMH Division of Translational Research.

Brain stimulation therapies can help people with certain mental disorders who have not responded to other treatments. During the event, Dr. Lisanby describes common types of brain stimulation therapies and why they are used, dispels misconceptions, and highlights NIMH-supported research in this area.


Read the transcript.