Neurofeedback, Self-Regulation, and Brain Imaging: Clinical Science and Fad in the Service of Mental Disorders

@article{Thibault2015NeurofeedbackSA,
  title={Neurofeedback, Self-Regulation, and Brain Imaging: Clinical Science and Fad in the Service of Mental Disorders},
  author={Robert T. Thibault and Michael Lifshitz and Niels Birbaumer and Amir Raz},
  journal={Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics},
  year={2015},
  volume={84},
  pages={193 - 207}
}
Neurofeedback draws on multiple techniques that propel both healthy and patient populations to self-regulate neural activity. Since the 1970s, numerous accounts have promoted electroencephalography-neurofeedback as a viable treatment for a host of mental disorders. Today, while the number of health care providers referring patients to neurofeedback practitioners increases steadily, substantial methodological and conceptual caveats continue to pervade empirical reports. And yet, nascent imaging… 

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