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National trial (US): EEG brain tests help patients overcome depression

Discussion in 'Health News and Research unrelated to ME/CFS' started by Indigophoton, May 15, 2018.

  1. Indigophoton

    Indigophoton Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    The article, https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-05-national-trial-eeg-brain-patients.amp
    The paper, https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapsychiatry/article-abstract/2678040
     
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    adambeyoncelowe Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Interesting.
     
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    Trish Moderator Staff Member

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    Interesting, but I think the thread title is misleading, @Indigophoton. As I read it, the EEG was not a treatment that helped the patients overcome depression, rather it provided a marker that helped predict which patients would improve.
     
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    Indigophoton Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    @Trish, the title refers to "EEG brain tests" rather than "EEG treatments", so I think it's accurate, and it's the title of the article, but you are welcome to change it if you would prefer something else, or think something else is more helpful.
     
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    Ah, thanks, @Indigophoton, I confess I hadn't notice that it was the same as the article title, I was going on the content of the paper, not the article. In that case, by all means leave it. Sorry to cause confusion.
     
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