Neurotherapy, sometimes called EEG biofeedback and/or neurobiofeedback involves techniques designed to manipulate brain waves through non-invasive means and are used as treatment for a variety of psychological and medical disorders. The disorders covered include ADHD, mood regulation, addiction, pain, sleep disorders, and traumatic brain injury. This book introduces specific techniques, related equipment and necessary training for the clinical practitioner. Sections focus on treatment for specific disorders and which individual techniques can be used to treat the same disorder and examples of application and the evidence base for use are described.
1. Definitions, Standard of Care Issues, and Ethics - D. Corydon Hammond 2. An Introductory Perspective on The Emerging Application of qEEG in Neurofeedback - Richard Soutar 3. Neurofeedback and Psychopharmacology: Designing Effective Treatment Based on Cognitive and EEG Effects of Medications - Lukasz M. Konopka and Elizabeth M. Zimmerman 4. Hidden factors thwarting success: A Socio-Technical Field Theory Application for the Neurofeedback Therapist - Gerry Gluck 5. Defining Developing Evidence Based Methods (EBM) databases proving treatment efficiency - J. Lucas Koberda 6. Treating Attention Deficits and Impulse Control - Dagmar Timmers 7. Treating Mood Disorders - Emily Stevens 8. Treating Closed Head Injury - Carlos A. Novo-Olivas 9. Treating Thought Disorders - Tanju Surmeli 10. Treating Chronic Pain Disorders - Erbil Dursun and Nigar Dursun 11. Treating Addiction Disorders - Estate M. Sokhadze, David L. Trudeau, and Rex L. Cannon 12. Neurofeedback for Seizure Disorders: Origins, Mechanisms, and Best Practices - M.B. Sterman and Lynda Thompson 13. Diagnosing and Treating Developmental Disorders with QEEG and Neurotherapy - Teresa Bailey 14. Nutrition for ADHD and Autism - Jacques Duff 15. Neurotherapy: Complementary and Supplemental Technologies - John K. Nash 16. Future Considerations - Thomas F. Collura