TMS for treatment of insomnia


Suffering from insomnia? Interested in trying an alternative to sleeping pills?

UF Psychiatry is looking for people 21-65 years old who are suffering from insomnia and wish to participate in a study using transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS).

Interested? Contact Dana Mason: 


  • Treatments are non-invasive, non-surgical, non-medicinal and are conducted on an outpatient basis
  •  You will be asked to come in for an initial assessment, and then for daily treatment (Monday-Friday) for three weeks
  • Treatment takes 80 minutes to administer

For questions about study procedures, please contact Dana Mason:


  • 21-65 years old
  • Suffer from insomnia

For additional eligibility details, please contact Dana Mason: 

Study Information Flyer


18 to 65




Insomnia: Tips for better sleep, Insomnia, Insomnia - overview, Insomnia concerns, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Principal Investigator

Richard C Holbert, M.D.

Sponsoring Group

Department of Psychiatry

Contact Information


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