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Primary purpose : to assess the effect on neuropsychological tasks related to planning of 10 daily sessions of right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex with High-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) on borderline personality disorder (BPD) patients.
Hypothesis : BPD patients receiving 10 sessions of rTMS will have greater improvement in the average number of move to achieve tasks of the Tower of London, than those receiving sham rTMS.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Borderline Personality Disorder
repetitive Transcranial Stimulation Magnetic (rTMS), sham rTMS
University Hospital Toulouse
University Hospital, Toulouse
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:36-0400
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