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EEG biofeedback and brain relaxation

This research examines how EEG biofeedback can affect brain relaxation and common disorders. Using commercial EEG equipment, the participants will be treated and tested to measure any improvement after EEG neurofeedback sessions. Electroencephalogram (EEG) neurofeedback treatment is likely to be effective for treating stress and diagnosed psychological disorders such as alcoholism, anxiety and trauma recovery. EEG neurofeedback can also increase relaxation and is showing great promise as an alternative to more invasive treatments, such as medication. Participants will use neurofeedback to affect mood and increase relaxation in a controlled environment that is closely monitored by qualified professionals. EEG neurofeedback should be used for at least ten sessions to show an effect. There are no known risks to EEG and the benefits show EEG may be a new frontier in medical treatment. The treatment will apply neurofeedback training to diagnosed disorders and measure the regulation of brain activity. The measures used include pre and post measure assessments to assess the effects of EEG biofeedback. The expected outcome will show support for the benefits of neurofeedback as treatment for several mental disorders. Participants will be debriefed and all questions answered.

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Electroencephalogram (EEG) Neurofeedback

Electroencephalogram (EEG) neurofeedback is both a diagnostic tool to measure brain behavior and a treatment than can enhance alpha/theta brain wave activity. EEG neurofeeback has proved to be effective for assessing, diagnosing and treating many brain disorders and is a relatively new area of study that shows much promise for non-invasive, effective treatment with little or no side effects. EEG neurofeedback can be used alone or in conjunction with other treatments, such as behavior modification therapy. Longer periods of training sessions for several months are recommended for significant change. More scientific research is recommended to document and integrate the varying recommended uses of EEG neurofeedback.

Introduction
Electroencephalogram (EEG) neurofeedback treatment is likely to be effective for treating stress and diagnosed psychological disorders as an alternative to invasive treatments, such as medication, which is only mildly more effective than placebos, such as sugar pills (Hammond, 2005). Pharmalogical treatments are only mildly effective for anxiety, and have many side effects, according to Egner, Strawson, & Gruzelier. Biofeedback is a non invasive treatment that has no side effects and can relieve anxiety (Egner, Strawson, & Gruzelier, 2002).
EEG treatment increases deep relaxation and mood (Egner, Strawson, & Gruzelier, 2002) and treats disorders such as alcoholism (Egner, et al. 2002) and other mental conditions (Egner, et al. 2002). Participants will use biofeedback to affect mood and increase relaxation in a controlled environment that is closely monitored. The concepts under investigation include discovering if biofeedback is more effective than medications and other treatments that are currently only mildly ...

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This verifies how EEG biofeedback can affect brain relaxation and common disorders.

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