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The purpose

Bilateral (left cathodal/ right anodal) transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) over the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC) seems to reduce craving and to increase the time till smoking the first cigarette after the intervention. More interesting however, is to study whether actual cigarette consumption decreases after repetitive tDCS. The current study will explore this by means of EMA in a large sample of 60 smokers. Participants will receive twice daily sessions of real tDCS or sham for three days in one week. Furthermore, electrophysiological responses (ERPs) will be measured at baseline, one day after the last tDCS session and at three months follow up to study the working mechanism behind the effects of tDCS.

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  • Device: tDCS

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT03027687. The sponsor of the trial is Erasmus Medical Center and it is looking for 73 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
The Longitudinal Effects of Repetitive tDCS on Cigarette Consumption: An EMA and EEG Study