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Will neurofeedback help people who have ADHD?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Neurofeedback is a process by which brain waves are monitored and then feedback designed to improve brain-wave patterns is provided to the individual. The feedback may come in the form a visual pattern or audio signal. Children may receive feedback through a video game. The technique is currently being researched, but its effectiveness for people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) remains uncertain. Additional information should soon be available.

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