- CNS BOLD fMRI effects of sham-controlled transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation in the left outer auditory canal - a pilot studyThomas Kraus
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany Frankenalb Klinik Engelthal, Clinic for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Psychosomatic Medicine, and Addiction Rehabilitation, Germany Electronic address
Brain Stimul 6:798-804. 2013..It is hypothesized that different central nervous system (CNS) activation patterns might help to localize and specifically stimulate auricular cutaneous vagal afferents...
- BOLD fMRI deactivation of limbic and temporal brain structures and mood enhancing effect by transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulationT Kraus
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
J Neural Transm 114:1485-93. 2007..No significant effects on heart rate, blood pressure or peripheral microcirculation could be detected during the stimulation procedure...
- Ghrelin and eating disturbances in psychiatric disordersA Schanze
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany
Neuropsychobiology 57:126-30. 2008..The newly discovered gut-derived neuropeptide ghrelin simulates hunger and weight gain. Therefore, it might be involved in appetite regulation during psychiatric disorders...