Obsessive compulsive disorder
Transcranial Magnetic stimulation
Deep brain stimulation
Direct current and alternating current stimulation
Magnetic Seizure therapy
Device development for brain disorders
Paul is both a researcher and a clinical psychiatrist. He uses brain stimulation and neuroimaging techniques to conduct investigative studies of brain function / dysfunction in disorders such as schizophrenia, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, substance abuse and autism. In addition, he conducts a broad program of clinical trials of novel brain stimulation techniques.
He has trained over 300 clinicians from around Australia and the Asian region in the use of transcranial magnetic stimulation for the treatment of depression, and set up multiple clinical services. He holds several patents for brain stimulation related technological developments.
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TMS and the latest state of mind
Depression is one of several mental health conditions being successfully treated by transcranial magnetic stimulation.