publication . Other literature type . Article . 2014

Evaluation of neurofeedback in ADHD: the long and winding road

Arns, M.W.; Heinrich, H.; Strehl, U.;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
Among the clinical applications of neurofeedback, most research has been conducted in ADHD. As an introduction a short overview of the general history of neurofeedback will be given, while the main part of the paper deals with a review of the current state of neurofeedback in ADHD. A meta-analysis on neurofeedback from 2009 found large effect sizes for inattention and impulsivity and medium effects sizes for hyperactivity. Since 2009 several new studies, including 4 placebo-controlled studies, have been published. These latest studies are reviewed and discussed in more detail. The review focuses on studies employing (1) semi-active, (2) active, and (3) placebo-c...
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free text keywords: General Neuroscience, Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology, Impulsivity, medicine.symptom, medicine, Biofeedback, medicine.medical_treatment, Learning theory, Psychology, Developmental psychology, Clinical trial, Neurofeedback, Psychotherapist
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