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


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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