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2018 Review on neurofeedback in ADHD

neurofeedback for Adhd

2018 Review on neurofeedback in ADHD Dr Shelley Hyman Just published in February, 2018 in the scientific journal European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: An international group of researchers conducted a meta-analysis that systematically looked at all available studies and found that after an intensive course of neurofeedback, the clinical benefit of neurofeedback on ADHD symptoms was maintained…

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Neurofeedback & brain injuries: promising research to improve cognition

neurofeedback for brain injuries

Neurofeedback & brain injuries: promising research to improve cognition Dr Shelley Hyman Neurofeedback is a well-established treatment with high levels of efficacy for treating attention deficits in developmental disorders such as ADHD. Neurofeedback has also shown to be beneficial in treating mood disorders such as depression, anxiety and perceived stress. In the past 25 years,…

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Lastest Research in Neurofeedback and PTSD

Lastest Research in Neurofeedback and PTSD Dr Shelley Hyman Post-traumatic stress disorder is a type of anxiety disorder that is characterised by experiencing various reactions of stress following exposure to a traumatic event, like a death or serious injury. Patients with PTSD often experience symptoms like hyperarousal, emotional numbing (difficulties experiencing positive emotions), vivid memory…

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Is social media making your teenager unhappy?

social media is making teenager unhappy

Is social media making your teenager unhappy? Dr Shelley Hyman There is a generation of teenagers who have never known life without the internet, – they are being dubbed “iGen”. Adolescence looks very different now for young people born between 1995 and 2012, then it did for generations before. Teens are spending more time talking…

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5 Most Common Myths about Autism Debunked

5 Most Common Myths about Autism Debunked Dr Shelley Hyman As awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorder continues to increase globally, so do the general populations preconceptions on what Autism is, what it looks like and what causes it. Unfortunately, this can lead to the spread of misinformation about the condition, which results in not only…

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The effects of gluten in children with ASD

effects of gluten in children with asd

The effects of gluten in children with ASD Dr Shelley Hyman The gluten-free, casein-free (GFCF) diet is an alternative intervention that has been extensively used with children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The GFCF diet involves the elimination of all foods containing gluten or casein (proteins found in wheat or barley products and dairy products,…

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The Psychology of Happiness

The Psychology of Happiness

The Psychology of Happiness Dr Shelley Hyman Have you ever thought about what makes you happy? Considered why the things that used to make you happy might not anymore? Or maybe you have wondered why the things that make you happy aren’t the same things that make your friends and family happy? The psychology behind happiness…

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Neurofeedback versus stimulant medication: Who is the winner?

Neurofeedback vs Stimulant

Neurofeedback versus stimulant medication: Who is the winner? Dr Shelley Hyman ADHD is commonly combated with medication and this is because pharmaceutical methods have historically been considered the only efficacious treatment for this disorder. However neurofeedback has recently emerged as a complementary or even alternative treatment to medication. By training the patient to increase or…

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