Cognitive and emotional predictors of real versus sham repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation treatment response in methamphetamine use disorder

Authors: Tianzhen Chen, Hang Su, Haifeng Jiang, Xiaotong Li, Na Zhong, Jiang Du, Yiran Meng, Chunmei Duan, Congbin Zhang, Ke Xiao, Ding Xu, Weidong Song, Min Zhao

Journal: Journal of Psychiatric Research

Year Published: 2020

Background and aims: Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) of the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC) can effectively reduce cravings in methamphetamine use disorder (MUD). However, a considerable group still fails to respond. Cognitive and emotional disturbance, […]

A Newly Designed Mobile-Based Computerized Cognitive Addiction Therapy App for the Improvement of Cognition Impairments and Risk Decision Making in Methamphetamine Use Disorder: Randomized Controlled Trial

Authors: Youwei Zhu, Haifeng Jiang, Hang Su, Na Zhong, Runji Li, Xiaotong Li, Tianzhen Chen, Haoye Tan, Jiang Du, Ding Xu, Huan Yan, Dawen Xu, Min Zhao

Journal: JMIR mHealth and uHealth

Year Published: 2018

Background Cognitive rehabilitation therapy has been found to improve cognitive deficits and impulse control problems in methamphetamine use disorder (MUD). However, there is limited research regarding this therapy’s feasibility when using mobile-based health technologies in supporting […]

The cognitive impairments and psychological wellbeing of methamphetamine dependent patients compared with health controls.

Authors: Na Zhong, Haifeng Jiang, Jiang Du, Yan Zhao, Haiming Sun, Ding Xu, Chuanwei Li, Wenxu Zhuang, Xu Li, Kenji Hashimoto, Min Zhao

Journal: Progress in Neuro-psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry

Year Published: 2016

Background & Aims: Chronic methamphetamine (MA) use is associated with cognitive impairment and psychopathological symptoms. This longitudinal study aims to examine the cognitive function of MA addicts during periods of abstinence. Methods: Fifty-four MA dependent individuals […]

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