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Special Community Presentation: Research Study Involving a New Treatment for Auditory Hallucinations in Schizophrenia

February 19, 2015

Robert J. Thoma, PhD, presents, "A research study involving a new treatment for auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia” at the NAMI-Westside Education Night. Thoma is associate professor, clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist in the UNM Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Thoma will discuss theories of why auditory-visual hallucinations (AVH) occur; new findings on brain functioning during AVH voices; and the potential of an experimental treatment, transcranial direct current stimulation (tdcs) to reduce their frequency.  Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 6:30 pm. 4011 Barbara Loop, Suite 203, Rio Rancho.