Cognitive effects of non-surgical brain stimulation for major depressive disorder: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Cognitive effects of non-surgical brain stimulation for major depressive disorder: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Related ArticlesCognitive effects of non-surgical brain stimulation for major depressive disorder: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open. 2019 Feb 19;9(2):e023796 Authors: Kiebs M, Hurlemann R, Mutz J Abstract INTRODUCTION: Non-surgical brain stimulation techniques may be considered as alternative or add-on treatments for patients with major depressive disorder who failed to respond to pharmacological interventions. Electroconvulsive therapy has been shown to be highly effective in reducing depressive symptoms but stakeholders remain concerned about adverse cognitive effects. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and transcranial direct current stimulation may be associated with more benign adverse effect profiles and may indeed ... read more
Pubmed – tDCS and CognitionPublished on 2019-03-03
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