Neurocircuitry of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Neurocircuitry of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Modulation by Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

The purpose of this study is to test the effects of non-invasive neuromodulation, transcranial magnetic stimulation on brain function in individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). This study is focused on the mechanism(s) by which brain stimulation might change the functioning of regions implicated in OCD, and thereby inform possible future therapeutic uses.

No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Device - Transcranial Magentic Stimulation

This is a form of mild brain stimulation delivered noninvasively. The device delivers pulses of magnetic energy through a coil placed on the scalp. The treatment takes 41 seconds, and takes place for ten sessions, Monday through Friday, over the course of two weeks

Neurocircuitry of OCD: Effects Of Modulation