Depression and Neurotherapy References

Following are references describing the effectiveness of neurotherapy for depression


Baehr, E., Rosenfeld, P., Baehr, R. (2001). Clinical use of alpha asymmetry neurofeedback protocol in the treatment of mood disorders: Follow-up study one to five years post therapy. Journal of Neurotherapy, 4(4): 11-18.

Baehr, E., Rosenfeld, J., Baehr, R., & Earnest, C. (1998). Comparison of two EEG asymmetry indices in depressed patients vs. normal controls. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 31: 89-92.

Baehr, E., Rosenfeld, J., Baehr, R., & Earnest, C. (1999). Clinical use of an alpha asymmetry neurofeedback protocol in the treatment of mood disorders. In J. Evans & A. Abarbanel (Eds). Introduction to Quantitative EEG and Neurofeedback. (pp. 181-203). New York, NY: Academic Press.

Boggio, P., Nitsche, M., Pascual-Leone, A. (2005). Correspondance: Transcranial direct current stimulation. Briish Journal of Psychiatry, 186: 446-447.

Boggio, P., Rigonatti, S., Ribeiro, R., Myczkowski, M., Nitsche, M., Pascual-Leone, A., Fregni, F. (2008). A randomized, double-blind clinical trial on the efficacy of cortical direct current stimulation for the treatment of major depression. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 11(2): 249-254.

Cantor, D., Stevens, E. (2009). QEEG correlates of auditory-visual entrainment treatment efficacy of refractory depression. Journal of Neurotherapy, 13(2): 100-108.

Dell'Osso, B., Zanoni, S., Ferrucci, R. et al. (2011). Transcranial direct current stimulation for outpatient treatment of poor-responder depressed patients. European Journal of Psychiatry, July 2011.

Fregni, F., Boggio, P. Nitsche, M., Marcolin, M., Rigonatti, S., Pascual-Leone, A. (2006). Treatment of major depression with transcranial direct current stimulation. Bipolar Disorders, 8(2): 203-205.

Fregni, F., Pascual-Leone, A., et al. (2007). Technology Insisight: Non-invasive brain stimulation in neurology - Perspectives on the therapeutic potential of rTMS and tDCS. Clinical Practice in Neurology, 3(7):383.

Hagemann, D., Hewig, J., Naumann, E., Seifert, J., Bartussek, D. (2005). Resting brain asymmetry and affective reactivity: Aggregated data support the right-hemisphere hypothesis. Journal of Individual Differences, 26, 139-154.

Iyer, M., Mattu, U., Grafman, J., et al. (2005). Safety and cognitive effects of frontal DC polarization in healthy individuals. Neurology, 64(5): 872-875.

Martin, D., Alonzo, A., Mitchell, P., et al. (2011). Fronto-extracephalic transcranial direct current stimulation as treatment for major depression: An open-label pilot study. Journal of Affective Disorders, August 2011.

Nitsche, M. (2002). Transcranial direct current stimulation: A new treatment for depression? Bipolar Disorders, 4(Suppl. 1): 98-99.

Nitsche, M., Boggio, P., Rigonatti, S., Pascual-Leone, A. (2009). Treatment of depression with transcranial DC stimulation (tDCS). Experimental Neurology, 219(1): 14-19.

Rigonatti, S., Boggio, P., Myczkowski, M., et al. (2008). Letters to the Editor: Transcranial direct stimulation and fluoxetine for treatment of depression. European Psychiatry, 23: 74-76.

Walker, J., Lawson, R., Kozlowski, G. (2007). Current status of QEEG and neurofeedback in the treatment of clinical depression. In: J.R. Evans (Ed.), Handbook of Neurofeedback: Dynamics and Clinical Applications. (chapter 14, pp.341-352). New York, NY: Haworth Medical Press.