Here’s more research behind the use of neurofeedback with ADHD. So many people were
excited about the first two blogs on this subject, I thought I should write a third. We have used
neurofeedback with ADD and ADHD for almost a decade with great success. Targeted
management of the problem is possible with brain mapping and neurofeedback. Strengthening
and balancing the brain helps increase function.


1. The Hudak Research Group found “Results indicate a clear effect on our neurofeedback
intervention reducing impulsive behavior possibly via a strengthening of frontal lobe
functioning.”
2. The Algeria Research Group reported Neurofeedback showed “significant reduction in
ADHD symptoms after neurotherapy and at 11-month follow up.”
3. The Mohaghegi Research Group found neurofeedback had “considerable” effect on “clinical
symptoms of ADHD.” The symptoms included hyperactivity, inattention and omission errors.
4. The Zilverstand Research Group found the neurofeedback group they worked with showed
“improvement on cognitive functioning.”
5. ADHD research pioneer Dr. Joel Lubar reported “neurofeedback had not only decreased
impulsivity and distractibility, but even raised the IQ of these children ten to fifteen points.”
6. The Monastra Research Group reported “Historically, pharmacological treatments for
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have been considered to be the only type of
interventions effective for reducing the core symptoms of this condition. However, during the
past three decades, a series of case and controlled group studies examining the effects of
EEG biofeedback have reported improved attention and behavioral control, increased
cortical activation on quantitative electroencephalographic examination, and gains on tests
of intelligence and academic achievement in response to this type of treatment.”
7. In a paper by Dr. Katie Campbell Daley, she reported “Parents interested in nonpsychopharmacologic
treatment can pursue the use of complementary and alternative
therapy. The therapy most promising by recent clinical trials appears to be EEG
biofeedback.”
8. The Fuchs Research Group reported “Clinical trials have suggested that neurofeedback
may be efficient in treating attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).”
9. The Fox Research Group reported: “Current research has shown that neurofeedback, or
EEG biofeedback as it is sometimes called, is a viable alternative treatment for ADHD.”
10. The Kaiser and Scott Research Group found neurofeedback helped re-mediate ADD cases.

 

 

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