(FOX Providence) - A new show onFOX called Mental is about facing psychiatric problems.
Dr. Linda Carpenter from ButlerHospital saw one episode that showed a procedure that incensedDr. Carpenter, because she said it was just flat wrong. And shefelt that something she's been working on might scare depressedpeople from seeking a promising new treatment.
On the show it's like a combination of real life psychiatrictreatment commonly called shock treatment, where doctors send voltsof electricity through your brain to stimulate an area associatedwith depression.
But this and
Instead of electricity, magnets, like those used in an MRI areused, to feel the effects of TMS Vince DeMentri sat down andoffered himself up as a guinea pig.
Check out the video to see how the procedure went for Vince, andto hear Dr. Carpenter talk more about it.