Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for depression in pregnancy: a pilot randomized controlled trial

Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for depression in pregnancy: a pilot randomized controlled trial
Background: Depression in pregnancy may adversely affect maternal and child outcomes. Antidepressants are the main treatment option for moderate and severe depression, but may pose risks to the developing fetus. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), a non-invasive brain stimulation treatment for depression, has not been evaluated in pregnancy. We aimed to assess the feasibility of conducting a randomized controlled trial of tDCS for the treatment of depression in pregnancy. ... read more
Brain Stimulation Journal FeedPublished on 2019-02-28By S. Vigod, K. Murphy, C. Dennis, T. Oberlander, J. Ray, Z. Daskalakis, D. Blumberger
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