Neuroscience Journal / 2013 / Article / Tab 2

Review Article

rTMS as a Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease with and without Comorbidity of Depression: A Review

Table 2

Comparison of rTMS applied to depression and Alzheimer’s disease.

Common stimulation siteFrequencyIntensity of motor thresholdSessions per weekNumber of weeks

DepressionDLPFC (often left)5–20 Hz90%–120%52–9
Alzheimer’s DiseaseDLPFC (left or bilateral),
Broca, Wernicke, and pSAC
10 Hz,
20 Hz