publication . Article . 2018

On the Efficiency of Individualized Theta/Beta Ratio Neurofeedback Combined with Forehead EMG Training in ADHD Children

Olga M. Bazanova; Olga M. Bazanova; Tibor Auer; Tibor Auer; Elena A. Sapina; Elena A. Sapina;
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  • Published: 18 Jan 2018 Journal: Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, volume 12 (eissn: 1662-5161, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
Abstract
Background: Neurofeedback training (NFT) to decrease the theta/beta ratio (TBR) has been used for treating hyperactivity and impulsivity in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); however, often with low efficiency. Individual variance in EEG profile can confound NFT, because it may lead to influencing non-relevant activity, if ignored. More importantly, it may lead to influencing ADHD-related activities adversely, which may even result in worsening ADHD symptoms. Electromyogenic (EMG) signal resulted from forehead muscles can also explain the low efficiency of the NFT in ADHD from both practical and psychological point-of-view. The first aim of this st...
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free text keywords: Neuroscience, Original Research, neurofeedback training, ADHD, individual alpha activity, EMG, theta/beta ratio, Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry, RC321-571, Biological Psychiatry, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology, Neurology, Psychiatry and Mental health, Impulsivity, medicine.symptom, medicine, Electroencephalography, medicine.diagnostic_test, Delayed gratification, Audiology, medicine.medical_specialty, Developmental psychology, Neurofeedback, Alpha (ethology), Scalp, medicine.anatomical_structure, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, medicine.disease, Forehead, Psychology
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publication . Article . 2018

On the Efficiency of Individualized Theta/Beta Ratio Neurofeedback Combined with Forehead EMG Training in ADHD Children

Olga M. Bazanova; Olga M. Bazanova; Tibor Auer; Tibor Auer; Elena A. Sapina; Elena A. Sapina;