publication . Article . 2016

A Pilot Study

Igor Dórea Bandeira; Rachel Silvany Quadros Guimarães; João Gabriel Jagersbacher; Thiago Lima Barretto; Jéssica Regina de Jesus-Silva; Samantha Nunes Santos; Nayara Argollo; Rita Lucena;
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  • Published: 15 Feb 2016 Journal: Journal of Child Neurology, volume 31, pages 918-924 (issn: 0883-0738, eissn: 1708-8283, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
Abstract
Studies investigating the possible benefits of transcranial direct current stimulation on left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in children and adolescents with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have not been performed. This study assesses the effect of transcranial direct current stimulation in children and adolescents with ADHD on neuropsychological tests of visual attention, visual and verbal working memory, and inhibitory control. An auto-matched clinical trial was performed involving transcranial direct current stimulation in children and adolescents with ADHD, using SNAP-IV and subtests Vocabulary and Cubes of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale fo...
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Medical Subject Headings: behavioral disciplines and activitiesmental disorders
free text keywords: Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Working memory, Anesthesia, Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, Memory span, Transcranial direct-current stimulation, medicine.medical_treatment, Audiology, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, medicine.disease, business.industry, business, Dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, medicine.anatomical_structure, Intelligence quotient, Deep transcranial magnetic stimulation
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