A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial of Targeted Prefrontal Cortex Modulation with Bilateral tDCS in Patients with Crack-Cocaine Dependence

@inproceedings{Batista2015ARP,
  title={A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial of Targeted Prefrontal Cortex Modulation with Bilateral tDCS in Patients with Crack-Cocaine Dependence},
  author={Edson Kruger Batista and Jaisa Klauss and Felipe Fregni and Michael A. Nitsche and Ester Miyuki Nakamura-Palacios},
  booktitle={The international journal of neuropsychopharmacology},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Transcranial direct current stimulation over the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex has been shown to be clinically useful in the treatment of drug addiction. METHODS We conducted a double-blind randomized clinical trial aiming to assess the effects of bilateral dorsolateral prefrontal cortex transcranial direct current stimulation (left cathodal/right anodal) on crack-cocaine addiction. We defined craving as the primary outcome, and other clinical measurements, including depressive… CONTINUE READING
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