A Preliminary Investigation of Pre-Frontal repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) for the Treatment of Cannabis Use Disorder. Save

Date Added
January 3rd, 2017
PRO Number
Pro00062407
Researcher
Gregory Sahlem

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Keywords
Mental Health, Psychiatry
Summary

Recent research suggests that a new kind of treatment repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) can help people with addictions quit. This study seeks to recruit individuals who are currently heavy cannabis users, who are attempting to quit using cannabis. In addition to having a 50% chance of receiving rTMS, participants will be given a behavioral treatment with known efficacy.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Margaret Caruso
843-792-5215
warnerma@musc.edu

A pilot trial determining the feasibility of delivering twenty treatments of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) to treatment seeking cannabis use disordered participants. Save

Date Added
June 7th, 2016
PRO Number
Pro00054706
Researcher
Gregory Sahlem

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Keywords
Brain
Summary

This study seeks to recruit individuals who are currently heavy cannabis users, who are attempting to quit. We will be offering a potentially new treatment (transcranial magnetic stimulation), in addition to a behavioral treatment with known efficacy. In this study we will be giving active treatment to all participants (this will not be a placebo controlled trial).

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Annabel Franz
843-876-5141
franza@musc.edu

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