Clinical Neurotherapy

Clinical Neurotherapy : Application of Techniques for Treatment

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Neurotherapy, sometimes called EEG biofeedback and/or neurobiofeedback involves techniques designed to manipulate brain waves through non-invasive means and are used as treatment for a variety of psychological and medical disorders. The disorders covered include ADHD, mood regulation, addiction, pain, sleep disorders, and traumatic brain injury. This book introduces specific techniques, related equipment and necessary training for the clinical practitioner. Sections focus on treatment for specific disorders and which individual techniques can be used to treat the same disorder and examples of application and the evidence base for use are described.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 448 pages
  • 160 x 232 x 32mm | 859.99g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Illustrated; Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0123969883
  • 9780123969880
  • 1,390,967

Table of contents

1. Definitions, Standard of Care Issues, and Ethics - D. Corydon Hammond

2. An Introductory Perspective on The Emerging Application of qEEG in Neurofeedback - Richard Soutar

3. Neurofeedback and Psychopharmacology: Designing Effective Treatment Based on Cognitive and EEG Effects of Medications - Lukasz M. Konopka and Elizabeth M. Zimmerman

4. Hidden factors thwarting success: A Socio-Technical Field Theory Application for the Neurofeedback Therapist - Gerry Gluck

5. Defining Developing Evidence Based Methods (EBM) databases proving treatment efficiency - J. Lucas Koberda

6. Treating Attention Deficits and Impulse Control - Dagmar Timmers

7. Treating Mood Disorders - Emily Stevens

8. Treating Closed Head Injury - Carlos A. Novo-Olivas

9. Treating Thought Disorders - Tanju Surmeli

10. Treating Chronic Pain Disorders - Erbil Dursun and Nigar Dursun

11. Treating Addiction Disorders - Estate M. Sokhadze, David L. Trudeau, and Rex L. Cannon

12. Neurofeedback for Seizure Disorders: Origins, Mechanisms, and Best Practices - M.B. Sterman and Lynda Thompson

13. Diagnosing and Treating Developmental Disorders with QEEG and Neurotherapy - Teresa Bailey

14. Nutrition for ADHD and Autism - Jacques Duff

15. Neurotherapy: Complementary and Supplemental Technologies - John K. Nash

16. Future Considerations - Thomas F. Collura
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Review Text

".an updated review of neurotherapy techniques, such as qEEG., which scientifically and objectively evaluates a person's brainwave function, allowing individualized neurofeedback treatment.they envision the book as a desk reference for clinicians and researchers for what works and what doesn't when applying methodologies such as cognitive rehabilitation, vision training, and nutritional or integrative medicine." --ProtoView.com, February 2014
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"...an updated review of neurotherapy techniques, such as qEEG..., which scientifically and objectively evaluates a person's brainwave function, allowing individualized neurofeedback treatment...they envision the book as a desk reference for clinicians and researchers for what works and what doesn't when applying methodologies such as cognitive rehabilitation, vision training, and nutritional or integrative medicine." --ProtoView.com, February 2014
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About David S. Cantor

Dr. James Evans is licensed in clinical and school psychology. Following graduation with a bachelor's degree in education, and a tour of duty in the U.S. Army, he taught in a public high school. Later he earned a master's degree in psychology. After working for three years at a state hospital and a county mental health center, he attended Peabody College of Vanderbilt University where he received a Ph.D. degree in psychology. He was on the faculty of the Psychology Department at the University of South Carolina for thirty years, and is retired from that position. He has completed postdoctoral work in neuropsychology at the University of California at San Francisco, the University of Georgia and the Medical College of Georgia. For over thirty years he also has maintained a successful private practice involving working with children and adults in hospital, school, prison, and private office settings. He has expertise in psychological, neuropsychological and psychoeducational assessment, as well as years of experience in psychotherapy and neurotherapy. He is the author of thirty-five journal articles and five book chapters, and editor or co-editor of eight psychology-related books, including Rhythm in Psychological, Linguistic and Musical Processes, published in 1986. Presently he is self-employed as a psychologist at the Sterlingworth Center in Greenville, SC.
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