Therapeutic Uses

Therapeutic Applications of Neurofeedback. The following is an alphabetical listing of available links to data on therapeutic applications for neurofeedback available at this website. A listing of potential therapeutic applications for neurofeedback, grouped on the basis of research and/or clinical data appears below.

 
 Anxiety  Fetal Alchohol Syndrome
 Attachment Disorder  Learning Disabilities
 ADHD/ADD  Migraine
 Autism  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Autoimmune Dysfunction  Pre-Menstrual Syndrome
 Chronic Pain  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
 Chronic Fatigue Syndrome  Sleep Disorders
 Conduct Disorders  Stroke
 Depression  Tourette’s Syndrome
 Eating Disorder  Traumatic Brain Injury

Therapeutic Applications of Neurofeedback. The therapeutic applications that appear below are grouped according to the currently-available level of research and/or clinical data. The presence of certain therapeutic applications in the third grouping may also be based on the need for professionals to be aware of the potential for side effects. It should be noted that these groupings will most likely be subject to revision as the knowledge base for neurofeedback continues to expand.

The following syndromes have published evidence of effectiveness using Neurofeedback:

 Addiction  Learning Disabilities
 Anxiety  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
 ADHD/ADD  Relaxation
 Depression  Sleep Disorders

The following syndromes have clinical reports of effectiveness using Neurofeedback:

 Attachment Disorder  Eating Disorder
 Autoimmune Dysfunction  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Chronic Fatigue Syndrome  Tourette’s Syndrome
 Chronic Pain  Traumatic Brain Injury
 Borderline Personality Disorder  Dissociative Identity Disorder
 Cognitive Decline in the Elderly  Parkinson’s Disease

The following are experimental applications for Neurofeedback:

 Autism  Learning Disabilities
 Conduct Disorders  Migraine
 Epilepsy  Pre-Menstrual Syndrome
 Fetal Alchohol Syndrome  Stroke

Disclaimer:

Some of the material  presented in these pages include results which have been obtained in a clinical setting, and some have grounding in research under more controlled conditions.

The techniques discussed herein should be employed only by professionals who are appropriately trained, and who are operating within the scope of their present license to practice. The presentation of these results is intended for educational purposes, and to serve as a quick source of information to provoke the interest of researchers within the mental health community who are involved with these conditions. Other terms for EEG biofeedback include “neurofeedback” and “neurotherapy”.

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