Neurostimulation techniques in the treatment of cocaine dependence: A review of the literature.

@article{Rachid2018NeurostimulationTI,
  title={Neurostimulation techniques in the treatment of cocaine dependence: A review of the literature.},
  author={Fady Rachid},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={2018},
  volume={76},
  pages={
          145-155
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Cocaine use disorder is a very common condition that represents a substantial public health problem, and no effective pharmacological or psychological therapies have been identified to date. Urgent therapeutic alternatives are therefore needed such as neurostimulation techniques. The purpose of this review is to describe and discuss studies that have evaluated the safety and efficacy of these techniques for the treatment of cocaine dependence. METHODS The electronic literature on… CONTINUE READING