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tDCS of the DLPFC Treats Anhedonia in Depression & Improves Social Functioning (2024 Study)

In the quest to find more effective treatments for depression, particularly the challenging symptom of anhedonia, Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) emerges as a promising option. This non-invasive brain stimulation technique targets specific brain regions to modulate activity and potentially alleviate symptoms. A recent study has shed light on the efficacy and safety of targeting …

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Lifetime Major Depression Linked to Increased Activation of Amygdala & DLPFC (2024 Study)

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a prevalent mental health condition marked by significant social and economic impacts. Recent research has advanced our understanding of MDD, particularly its association with brain activity and connectivity. A new study examined the relationship between lifetime MDD (LMDD) and brain activation in response to fearful faces, focusing on the amygdala …

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At-Home TDCS (Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation) for Depression: A Convenient Treatment

A new study provides promising evidence that delivering transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) remotely in people’s homes could be an effective treatment approach for major depressive disorder. The key facts are: tDCS is a form of non-invasive brain stimulation that uses electrical currents to modulate activity in targeted brain regions. When applied to the left …

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