publication . Article . Other literature type . 2007

Controlled evaluation of a neurofeedback training of slow cortical potentials in children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Drechsler, R; Straub, M; Doehnert, M A; Heinrich, H; Steinhausen, H C; Brandeis, D;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2007 Journal: Behavioral and brain functions : BBF, volume 3, pages 35-35 (eissn: 1744-9081, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Country: Switzerland
<p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>Although several promising studies on neurofeedback training in Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) have been performed in recent years, the specificity of positive treatment effects continues to be challenged.</p> <p>Methods</p> <p>To evaluate the specificity of a neurofeedback training of slow cortical potentials, a twofold strategy was pursued: First, the efficacy of neurofeedback training was compared to a group training program for children with ADHD. Secondly, the extent of improvements observed in the neurofeedback group in relation to successful regulation of cortical activation was examined. Parents and t...
Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 610 Medicine & health, Research, Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system, RC346-429, Biological Psychiatry, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neurology, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Clinical psychology, Behavioral therapy, Transfer trial, Psychology, Neurofeedback, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, medicine.disease
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