1 دانشجوی دکتری، واحد زرند، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی، زرند، ایران
2 عضو هیات علمی ، دانشکده روانشناسی دانشگاه علامه طباطبایی ، تهران ، ایران
3 عضو هیات علمی دانشکده روانشناسی، دانشگاه علامه طباطبایی، تهران
4 عضو هیات علمی دانشکده روانشناسی، دانشگاه ازاد اسلامی، زرند
عنوان مقاله [English]
Introduction: Food craving is a strong and most uncontrollable desire to eat. some new evidences suggest that changes in cortical irritability cathode and anode could be effective in reducing food craving. The aim of this research assess the effect of these methods; transcranial Direct Current Stimulation(tDCS), dietary and combination of them on food craving in women with level one two obesity.
Methods: 46 women with level one and two obesity volunteer from Ra clinic were assigned to one control (Sham t DCS) and tree experimental (t DCS, dietary and combination of these method) groups. All participants age, height, weight and physical and psychological disorders were recorded. Then they completed Food Craving Questionnaire(FCQ) before and after the treatment. They received 10 treatment session based on the plane of the group they were in.
Results: The result of Covariance Analysis showed that tDCS and the combination of tDCS and dietary significant reduced the score of FCQ questionnaire in obese women. We didn't see any significant change in FCQ 'post test results in group who received food dietary.
Conclusion: According to the results of this research it seems that we can use tDCS and combination tDCS with dietary to reduce food craving in obese women.