Efficacy and acceptability of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for major depressive disorder: An individual patient data meta-analysis

@article{Moffa2020EfficacyAA,
  title={Efficacy and acceptability of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for major depressive disorder: An individual patient data meta-analysis},
  author={A. Moffa and D. Martin and A. Alonzo and A. Brunoni},
  journal={Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry},
  year={2020},
  volume={99}
}
  • A. Moffa, D. Martin, +1 author A. Brunoni
  • Published 2020
  • Medicine
  • Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry
  • We evaluated the efficacy and acceptability of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for treating acute depressive episodes using individual patient data that provide more precise estimates than aggregate data meta-analysis. A systematic review of placebo-controlled trials on tDCS as only intervention was conducted until December-2018. Data from each study was collated to estimate odds ratio (OR) and number needed to treat (NNT) of response and remission, and depression improvement… CONTINUE READING
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