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Transcranial direct current stimulation of the occipital lobes with adjunct lithium attenuates the progression of cognitive impairment in patients with first episode schizophrenia.


Zhuo C, Tian H, Zhou C, Sun Y, Chen X, Li R, Chen J, Yang L, Li Q, Zhang Q, Xu Y, Song X
Front Psychiatry. 2022; 13:962918.
PMID: 36177219.


There is no standard effective treatment for schizophrenia-associated cognitive impairment. Efforts to use non-invasive brain stimulation for this purpose have been focused mostly on the frontal cortex, with little attention being given to the occipital lobe.