Anodal transcranial direct current stimulation over the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex improves anorexia nervosa: A pilot study.

@article{Khedr2014AnodalTD,
  title={Anodal transcranial direct current stimulation over the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex improves anorexia nervosa: A pilot study.},
  author={Eman Mohamed Hussein Khedr and Noha Abo Elfetoh and Anwer Mohamed Ali and Mostafa Noamany},
  journal={Restorative neurology and neuroscience},
  year={2014},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={789-97}
}
BACKGROUND Existing treatments for adults with anorexia nervosa (AN) have limited proven efficacy. New treatments that have been suggested involve targeted, brain-directed interventions such as transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS). We describe findings from seven individuals with treatment-resistant AN who received 10 sessions of anodal tDCS, over the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC). MATERIAL AND METHOD In this open-label, single-arm study, seven patients received anodal… CONTINUE READING
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