"Neurofeedback, a type of training using a computer program for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), can contribute to lasting improvements for these children", according to a study in the March 2014 issue of Pediatrics ( Pediatrics is the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics ) .
Family, Marital and Individual Therapy
Family marital therapy is a combination of social science and psychology that involves intervention. The goal is work with a marriage therapist who provides treatment and support to strengthen marriages and the family unit. Family and marital therapists are mental health experts trained at providing psychotherapy - according to the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
ADHD and Spectrum Disorders
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD, similar to hyperkinetic disorder in the ICD-10) is a psychiatric disorder of the neurodevelopmental type in which there are significant problems of attention, hyperactivity, or acting impulsively that are not appropriate for a person's age. These symptoms must begin by age six to twelve and be present for more than six months for a diagnosis to be made. In school-aged individuals the lack of focus may result in poor school performance.
QEEG Evaluation and Neurofeedback
Neurofeedback (NFB), also called neurotherapy or neurobiofeedback, is a type of biofeedback that uses realtime displays of (EEG) to illustrate brain activity and teach self-regulation. EEG neurofeedback uses sensors that are placed on the scalp to measure brain waves. Feedback is commonly provided using video or sound, with rewards for desired brain activity and inhibits for brain activity that is undesirable.