Can transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) alleviate symptoms and improve cognition in psychiatric disorders?

  title={Can transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) alleviate symptoms and improve cognition in psychiatric disorders?},
  author={Marine Mondino and Djamila Bennabi and Emmanuel Poulet and Filipe Galvao and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Brunelin and Emmanuel Haffen},
  journal={The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry},
  pages={261 - 275}
Abstract Objectives. Since the discovery of psychopharmacological treatments in the early 1950s, followed by the development of second-generation antidepressants and antipsychotics, biological psychiatry has not achieved much progress. Recent technological advances in the field of non-invasive brain stimulation open new perspectives in the treatment of psychiatric disorders. Amongst them, transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) modulates cortical excitability and induces long-lasting… 

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