A Pilot Study of the Immediate Effects of DLPFC tDCS on Attention Bias in Depression

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions:
  • Age: Between 18 years - 45 years
  • Gender: Female
  • Other Inclusion Criteria:
    1. Female
    2. Had mild to moderate depression (determined by BDI-II scores of 14-19 and 20-28, respectively)
    3. If taking antidepressants, medication must be stable = 30 days prior to screening

You may not be eligible for this study if the following are true:

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  • Wide-Range Achievement Test-Fourth Edition (WRAT-4) Reading Subtest standard score < 85 (to ensure understanding of test procedures)
  • Insufficient visual and motor ability to operate the intervention and assessments as judged by treating neurologist or study staff
  • Primary psychiatric disorder other than depression (based on MINI)
  • Primary neurologic condition that would prevent ability to participate
  • History of head trauma in the last year
  • Medical device implants in the head or neck
  • History or current uncontrolled seizure disorder
  • Current substance abuse disorder
  • Pregnant or lactating women
  • Skin disorder/sensitive skin near stimulation locations

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