Improving Cognition in Schizophrenia Using Non-invasive Brain Stimulation

2019-12-07 00:56:45 | BioPortfolio


This is a double-blind sham-controlled study to evaluate the effects of the combination of non-invasive brain stimulation, i.e. transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), with brief cognitive training (CT) on cognition in patients with schizophrenia. All participants will practice the same cognitive training tasks and will be randomised to either real tDCS or sham stimulation. Patients with schizophrenia will undergo the study interventions while maintaining their standard treatment with antipsychotic medications.

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non-invasive brain stimulation




King's College London

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