Studying the Effect of Neurofeedback Training on Reducing Anxiety Symptoms in Females
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2021, Volume 8, Issue 1, Pages 2216-2222
Anxiety is the most prevalence psychological disorder and it was regarded as an adaptive response versus stimulations. This study sought to determine in reducing anxiety symptoms on female in Kermanshah city. The present study is based on a PhD thesis from the first author.
Materials and methods:
This research used a quasi-experimental methods of pretest-posttest follow-up with a control group. The sample consisted 24 women with anxiety disorders in counseling center in Kermanshah selected by available sampling and randomly assigned to the control and experimental groups. The experimental group received neurofeedback training for 30 sessions and 30 minutes for per session. While the control group did not receive any intervention until the end of the project. The data were collected by Beck anxiety questionnaire and e-view neurofeedback system. The data were analyzed using analysis co-variance (ANCOVA).
The results indicated that there were significant differences between the anxiety scores subject of the experimental and control and follow-up group.
Neurofeedback training provides useful applied practices in the treatment of anxiety disorders.
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