Using Neurofeedback to Lower PTSD Symptoms
This study examines the effectiveness of neurofeedback training for individuals presenting with a primary concern of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms. The present study includes 21 adult clients with 62% (n = 13) self-reporting as female. Participants completed pre- and postassessments including the Davidson Trauma Scale and Inventory of Altered Self-Capacities and participated in neurofeedback training sessions twice a week for one academic semester. Neurofeedback training involved decreasing 2–6 Hz and 22–36 Hz while increasing 10–13 Hz with a placement of T4 as the active site and P4 as the reference site. Study findings demonstrated statistically significant improvement in affect regulation and trauma symptom severity and frequency. We present limitations and implications for future research.
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