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Fear modulation by transcranial direct current stimulation

      Aim: Despite the potential of exposure-based psychotherapy in the treatment of anxiety disorders, many patients do not show long-term benefits. This has sparked the interest in procedures that could enhance long-term efficacy of exposure-based therapy. Here, we will explore the potential of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) as a non-invasive neuromodulation method to facilitate the efficacy of exposure-based therapy, using the fear extinction paradigm in mice as an animal model.
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