Montage: Alternative Depression 2

Anode: Fp1

Cathode: OZ

Intensity: mA

Duration: min


  • This is an alternative montage for depression
  • This montage uses 2 electrode placements, the anode is placed over the Fp1 zone and cathode can be placed over either CZ or OZ
  • After four weeks of tDCS, overall mood improvement rates of 43.8% and 15.9% were observed under the Fp1-OZ and FP1-CZ conditions, respectively. 
  • Some side effects were tingling, burning, or itching, for a short time.