Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Resistant Visual Hallucinations in a Woman With Schizophrenia: A Case Report

Atefeh Ghanbari Jolfaei 1 , Borzooyeh Naji 2 , * and Mehdi Nasr Esfehani 3
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1 Minimally Invasive Surgery Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 School of Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health (Tehran Psychiatric Institute), Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Mental Health Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences: March 28, 2016, 10 (1); e3561
  • Published Online: March 15, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: January 4, 2015
  • Revised: July 14, 2015
  • Accepted: September 5, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/ijpbs-3561

To Cite: Ghanbari Jolfaei A, Naji B, Nasr Esfehani M. Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Resistant Visual Hallucinations in a Woman With Schizophrenia: A Case Report, Iran J Psychiatry Behav Sci. 2016 ; 10(1):e3561. doi: 10.17795/ijpbs-3561.

Abstract
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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
Footnotes
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