Meta-Analysis of EEG Biofeedback in Treating Epilepsy

  title={Meta-Analysis of EEG Biofeedback in Treating Epilepsy},
  author={Gabriel Tan and John I. Thornby and D. Corydon Hammond and Ute Strehl and Brittany E. Canady and Kelly Arnemann and David A. Kaiser},
  journal={Clinical EEG and Neuroscience},
  pages={173 - 179}
About one third of patients with epilepsy do not benefit from medical treatment. For these patients electroencephalographic (EEG) biofeedback is a viable alternative. EEG biofeedback, or neurofeedback, normalizes or enhances EEG activity by means of operant conditioning. While dozens of scientific reports have been published on neurofeedback for seizure disorder, most have been case series with too few subjects to establish efficacy. The purpose of this paper is to meta-analyze existing… 

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