UPI: Study: Electric stimulation therapy boosts mood, decreases depression

| Posted in Brain Disease, Brain Education, Brain Research

Scientists can improve the mood of people with depression by delivering electrical currents directly to affected regions of the brain, a new study says. Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco on Thursday published a study in the journal Current Biology showing that small electrical pulses sent through the lateral orbitofrontal cortex, or OFC, region of the brain can help relieve depression brought on by epileptic seizures. (November 30, 2018)

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