Efficacy of tDCS in the Treatment of Resistant Auditory Hallucinations in Schizophrenia (TDCSHALLU)

  • End date
    Jan 10, 2026
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    Centre hospitalier de Ville-Evrard, France
Updated on 4 March 2022
transcranial direct current stimulation
auditory hallucinations


the regions which are assumed to underlie the pathophysiology of schizophrenia, namely hypoactivity at the prefrontal level and pathological hyperactivity of the associative regions of the language located in the left temporoparietal region.

to assess the effuicacy of tDCS on auditory hallucinations we perfor an randomized double blind versus placebo trial. In each arms patients will receive two tDCS sessions a day during two weeks

Condition Schizophrenia, Hallucinations, Refractory Schizophrenia
Treatment Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04352569
SponsorCentre hospitalier de Ville-Evrard, France
Last Modified on4 March 2022


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Inclusion Criteria

Schizophrenia according to DSM-V
Refractory auditory hallucinations(despite two antipsychotics trials)
Right-handed patients
Written informed consent

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Presence of other psychiatric disorders than schizophrenia (except addiction to tobacco or caffeine )
History of severe head trauma or coma
History of epilepsy or neurological disorder or a general medical condition
Presence of intracranial metallic objects or pacemaker
Hospitalized patients without consent
pregnant women
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