Libor Ustohal

Dr. Libor Ustohal, M.D., Ph.D. is a chief physician of the Ward for the treatment of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders and a chief physician of the Neurophysiological laboratory at the Department of Psychiatry of Masaryk University and University Hospital in Brno, Czech Republic. He is also an assistant professor at Masaryk University and a senior researcher at the Centre of Neuroscience of Central European Institute of Technology (CEITEC). He graduated from Masaryk University in 2005 (General Medicine – M.D.), 2007 (Political Sciences and International Relations – Bc.) and 2010 (Psychiatry – Ph.D.). He also finished his training in Psychiatry (2010) and later in Geriatric Psychiatry (2012). His major research interests are the application of transcranial magnetic stimulation and other neurostimulation methods in Psychiatry, metabolic aspects of schizophrenia, affective disorders and their treatment, first episodes of schizophrenia and treatment-resistant schizophrenia. He has published more than 40 peer-reviewed articles.

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This book describes several aspects of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) in neuropsychiatry: inhibitory and excitatory mechanisms of the human brain, the use of TMS in the research and treatment of cognitive disorders, various aspects of TMS application aimed at the cerebellum, its effects on impulsivity in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and borderline personality disorder, its effects in the treatment of tinnitus and obsessive-compulsive disorder, pain and chronic headache, and finally the safety of TMS for staff. Hopefully this book will help to expand the knowledge of TMS.

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