Neurofeedback Treatment for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children: A Comparison with Methylphenidate

@article{Fuchs2003NeurofeedbackTF,
  title={Neurofeedback Treatment for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children: A Comparison with Methylphenidate},
  author={Thomas Fuchs and Niels Birbaumer and Werner Lutzenberger and John H. Gruzelier and Jochen Kaiser},
  journal={Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback},
  year={2003},
  volume={28},
  pages={1-12}
}
Clinical trials have suggested that neurofeedback may be efficient in treating attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). We compared the effects of a 3-month electroencephalographic feedback program providing reinforcement contingent on the production of cortical sensorimotor rhythm (12–15 Hz) and beta1 activity (15–18 Hz) with stimulant medication. Participants were N = 34 children aged 8–12 years, 22 of which were assigned to the neurofeedback group and 12 to the methylphenidate group… 

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