[Non-invasive brain stimulation techniques in psychiatric disorders: influential factors and combination of interventions].

[Non-invasive brain stimulation techniques in psychiatric disorders: influential factors and combination of interventions].
Related Articles[Non-invasive brain stimulation techniques in psychiatric disorders: influential factors and combination of interventions]. Tijdschr Psychiatr. 2017;59(10):594-599 Authors: Vanderhasselt M-, Dedoncker J, Arns M, Baeken C Abstract BACKGROUND: The causal influence of cortico-subcortical connectivity by means of brain stimulation seems to be an effective biological treatment in psychiatric patients. AIM: To review the working mechanisms and moderating factors of two non-invasive brain stimulation techniques (NIBS), namely repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) and transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS). METHOD: We reviewed the current literature on the use of nibs in neuropsychiatric disorders. RESULTS: First of all, stimulation parameters (location of the ... read more