This slideshow provides a snapshot of innovative alternatives to traditional treatments for psychiatric disorders.
The 4 clinical reports mentioned in this slideshow:Deep Brain Stimulation for Memory DeficitsTranscranial Magnetic Stimulation and SchizophreniaWhat Psychiatrists Need to Know About Transcranial Direct Current StimulationLeft to Their Own Devices: Issues in the Informed Consent Process for Transcranial Direct Current StimulationÂ
This slideshow provides a snapshot of innovative alternatives to traditional treatments for psychiatric disorders. Scroll through the slides for brief descriptions that link to each article in our Special Report on brain stimulation. View the slides in PDF format.
A review of the neurobiology and circuitry behind memory as well as current studies involving neuromodulation for memory disorders.
This article describes challenges for psychiatrists striving to ensure informed consent for, and for patients who may lack full appreciation of the risks and benefits of, neurostimulation.
Transcranial direct current stimulation is a battery-powered noninvasive device used to treat a range of neuropsychiatric disorders. Details here.
There is a growing trend for patients to obtain and use tDCS devices without the interposition of a psychiatrist filling the traditional medical-legal role of learned intermediary. The authors explore various issues.