Treatment of Residual Psychotic Symptons in Ultra-Refractory Schizophrenia after 10 Sessions of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS)

Author(s): Nathália Janovik, Victor Hugo Cordova, Cintya Ogliari, Michel Mroginski, Lenise Franceschoni, Paulo Belmonte-de-Abreu

A recent meta-analysis based on functional neuroimaging studies showed that, during the occurrence of Auditory Hallucinations (AH), patients with schizophrenia exhibit a significant overactivation of the left parieto-temporal cortex (middle and upper temporal and Wernicke's area), left lower frontal cortex (Drill front area, operculum, anterior insula, precentral gyrus), as well as their rights counterparts [1].

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