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Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Techniques for the Treatment of the Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Severe Dementia: Clinical Effectiveness

Last updated: April 24, 2019
Project Number: RA1027-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of non-invasive brain stimulation techniques for the behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia?

Key Message

Ten systematic reviews (seven with meta-analyses), eight randomized controlled trials, and five non-randomized studies were identified regarding non-invasive brain stimulation techniques for the treatment of the behavioural and psychological symptoms of severe dementia.