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Video: Vlogger Dodie TMS for Depersonalisation Disorder

YouTube star Dodie Clark has shared her struggle with depersonalisation disorder with her fans.

The singer/vlogger often speaks about her struggle with mental health on YouTube and Instagram in order to break down the stigma of mental health issues and show her fans that it is okay to talk about things and seek help.

This summer, she started treatment with TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) therapy for DPD.

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Neuromodulation: The Dawn Of A New Era In Psychiatry

by Dr Leigh Neal MD FRCPSYCH

Consultant in Psychiatry & Neuromodulation

Neuromodulation:  The dawn of a new era in psychiatry

There have been relatively few innovations in psychiatry which have resulted in major shifts in practice and treatment outcomes.  Near the beginning of the last century, in the 1920s and 1930s, the impact of the successful treatment of neurosyphilis on general paralysis of the insane combined with the advent of ECT for depression had a big impact on the psychiatric inpatient population.

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Testimonial: TMS Treatment for OCD

A patient who had struggled with OCD for nearly 3 decades has given his account of treatment with repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation at Smart TMS, London. He explains how TMS therapy helped where other treatments had failed:

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Smart TMS Announces Expansion with Birmingham Clinic

Private provider of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Smart TMS, has announced plans for UK expansion of its services.  Smart TMS is set to open in September 2017 and clinics are planned for Bristol and Manchester the following year.

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BBC Radio 5 Live: Vlogger Dodie TMS Treatment for DPD

Vlogger Dodie Clark on BBC Radio 5 Live, sharing her experience of  TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) therapy for DPD.

DPD stands for Depersonalisation Disorder, a mental health condition which Dodie has suffered from for a couple of years, which leaves her feeling spaced out and disconnected from the world. It has also caused increasing depression and anxiety.

Dodie allowed BBC Radio 5 Live to accompany her for a treatment at the Smart TMS clinic in South Kensington, where her treatment was videoed.

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Download our New Brochure for TMS Information

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation provider, Smart TMS, has published a new brochure giving an overview of the innovative medication-free treatment.  The brochure can be downloaded free from the website on completion of a quick form for saving, printing or sending onto a friend or family member.

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Video: Side Effects of Antidepressants

What to Expect

Antidepressants are generally the first treatment that a patient diagnosed with depression can expect from the GP. 

However, many patients have concerns about the potential side-effects associated with antidepressant medication.

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Video: Depression Diagnosis/Treatment by GP

What Happens Next?

Smart TMS Medical Director explains what to expect after receiving a GP diagnosis of depression. 

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Video: What Causes Depression?

Dr Leigh A Neal MD FRCPSYCH

Consultant Psychiatrist

Smart TMS Medical Director explains what causes depression. 

This video is helpful for anyone who is or knows somebody who is struggling with low mood.

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Video: What to Expect with TMS Treatment

Smart TMS Medical Director (Consultant Psychiatrist Dr Leigh A Neal MD FRCPSYCH) explains what to expect with TMS treatment and when patients can expect to see a result. 

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation treatment is a non-invasive treatment which has been approved by NICE for the treatment of depression.

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