Aplicación de corriente transcraneal directa como terapia no invasiva en trastornos de la conducta alimentaria: una propuesta de intervención


La estimulación transcraneal de corriente directa constituye una técnica prometedora para el tratamiento de trastornos psiquiátricos como puede ser la anorexia nerviosa. La forma de actuación es a través de la regulación de la actividad cerebral aplicada principalmente en la zona de la corteza prefrontal dorsolateral. En el presente trabajo se revisan los principios de la estimulación transcraneal de corriente directa a través de los electrodos y cómo influye la intensidad, la duración y el tipo de procedimientos de aplicación en los resultados; la patogenia de la anorexia nerviosa, las diferentes áreas que se encuentran alteradas en cuanto a su funcionamiento, asi como lo estudios llevados a cabo en la  corteza prefrontal dorsolateral y los diferentes estudios experimentales de tratamiento en esta tipología de pacientes mediante esta técnica en los últimos años. Se expone también  una posible  propuesta de intervención basándonos en las evidencias encontradas en los diferentes trabajos revisados  introduciendo algunas mejoras, con lo que se pretende dar a conocer con mayor profundidad la efectividad del tratamiento mediante tDCS en futuras investigaciones.


Cómo citar

Pellón Mendoza, A., & Castaño Castaño, S. (2020). Aplicación de corriente transcraneal directa como terapia no invasiva en trastornos de la conducta alimentaria: una propuesta de intervención. MLS Psychology Research, 3(1), 79-98. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.33000/mlspr.v3i1.468



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