tDCS in Addiction and Impulse Control Disorders.

tDCS in Addiction and Impulse Control Disorders.
tDCS in Addiction and Impulse Control Disorders. J ECT. 2018 Aug 08;: Authors: Lapenta OM, Marques LM, Rego GG, Comfort WE, Boggio PS Abstract The study of addiction and impulsion control disorders has shown that behaviors of seeking and consumption of addictive substances are subserved by neurobiological alterations specifically related to brain networks for reward, stress, and executive control, representing the brain's adaptation to the continued use of an addictive substance. In parallel, studies using neuromodulation techniques such as transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) have demonstrated promising effects in modulating cognitive and motor functions. This review aims to describe the ... read more
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