Anxiety & PTSD

Anxiety / Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Neurofeedback Publications

Level 4: Efficacious (description of efficacy levels here) 


Nature: Translational Psychiatry (2013)
Orbitofrontal cortex neurofeedback produces lasting changes in contamination anxiety and resting-state connectivity
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Department of Neurosurgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Summary; Changes in resting-state connectivity in the target orbitofrontal region correlated with these improvements in anxiety. Matched subjects undergoing a sham feedback control task showed neither a reorganization of resting-state functional connectivity nor an improvement in anxiety. These data suggest that NF can enable enhanced control over anxiety by persistently reorganizing relevant brain networks and thus support the potential of NF as a clinically useful therapy. link...

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Dissociative PTSD

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