[Clinical effects of non-invasive neuromodulation techniques in substance use disorder: an overview].

[Clinical effects of non-invasive neuromodulation techniques in substance use disorder: an overview].
Related Articles[Clinical effects of non-invasive neuromodulation techniques in substance use disorder: an overview]. Tijdschr Psychiatr. 2017;59(10):643-649 Authors: Herremans SC, Baeken C Abstract BACKGROUND: Substance dependence is a chronic disorder that is difficult to treat. Non-invasive stimulation techniques may have beneficial effects on the course of the illness. AIM: To provide an overview of studies that evaluate the clinical effects that transcranial magnetic stimulation (tMS) and transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) have on patients with substance use disorders. METHOD: We performed an extensive search of the literature, using PubMed. RESULTS: Most studies showed that both tMS and tDCS have a beneficial ... read more