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The Effect of Anterior Cingulate Cortex Direct Current Stimulation on Speech Monitoring Ability in Individuals with Aphasia: A Randomized, Double-Blinded Study

Behnoosh Tahanzadeh 1 , Ahmad Reza Khatoonabadi 1 , * , Shahram Oveisgharan 2 , Shohre Jalaie 3 , Hassan Ashayeri 4 and Michael A. Nitsche 5 , 6
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1 Department of Speech Therapy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Neurology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Department of Physiotherapy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 School of Rehabilitation Science, Iran University of Medical Science, Tehran, IR Iran
5 Department of Psychology and Neurosciences, Leibniz Research Center for Working Environment and Human Factors, Dortmund, Germany
6 Department of Neurology, University Medical Hospital Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany
Article information
  • Archives of Neuroscience: July 2018, 5 (3); e62055
  • Published Online: June 25, 2018
  • Article Type: Methods Article
  • Received: September 28, 2017
  • Revised: February 2, 2018
  • Accepted: February 25, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/archneurosci.62055

To Cite: Tahanzadeh B, Khatoonabadi A R, Oveisgharan S, Jalaie S, Ashayeri H, et al. The Effect of Anterior Cingulate Cortex Direct Current Stimulation on Speech Monitoring Ability in Individuals with Aphasia: A Randomized, Double-Blinded Study, Arch Neurosci. 2018 ; 5(3):e62055. doi: 10.5812/archneurosci.62055.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Discussion
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