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What is a rehabilitation center? A rehabilitation centre is a place where an individual can work over his addiction issues under supervised environments that aid addiction recovery with ease. All these treatments and therapies are carried out by well-trained mental health professionals including a psychiatrist, clinical psychologists, psychologists, counselors, nurses & support staffs. With the […]

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Psychological revelation behin...

Folie à Famille translated ‘a folly of family’, the term talks about a shared psychotic disorder among a group of family members as opposed to shared between two people (folie à deux). This is a rare condition because of which effective treatments have not been well-established. However, last week we saw an incident in Delhi […]

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Are You Feeling Suicidal? How ...

Wanting to overcome suicidal thoughts? Firstly, the thought to overcome the suicidal thoughts itself is a sign of positivity. You may think feeling suicidal is a sign of permanent weakness and flew. Actually, it isn’t, feeling suicidal is just a temporary negative mindset that makes you experience intense sadness. During this intense episode majority of […]

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How to Help Someone with Drug ...

Want to help someone with Drug and Alcohol Addiction? A relative, a dear friend, a sibling, a co-worker? Early drug and alcohol abuse education is one of the best ways to start with. Everyone involved needs to be educated, from parents and educators to children and adults. Each needs to know the risks of altered […]

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Depression is an Illness, Not ...

For as long as health professionals can remember, our country has developed a negative stigma towards depression illness. People suffering from depression tend to suffer in silence, or not seek the appropriate treatment because of the shame associated with admitting they have a mental illness. Currently, people diagnosed with depression illness are viewed as broken, […]

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Neurofeedback Therapy to Help Treat Depression

Neurofeedback Therapy Helps Treat Depression#Speak Your Mind-3What is Neurofeedback?

Neurofeedback or neurotherapy is a method that helps improve your brain function by intensive brain training exercise. Though the technology is sophisticated, the method itself is simple and painless. It is much like learning through feedback and practice.

How Does Neurofeedback Help Treat Depression?

It has been proven that you mood is better when the left frontal area of your brain is more active as compared to when the right frontal area is more active, when your mood turns bad.

Studies showed that neurotherapy for depression in college students is successful. It trains the left frontal area of your brain to be more active and also changes your thinking patterns, making them more positive and thus eliminating the chances of depression or relapse.

When other methods to treat depression fail, such as psychotherapy and anti-depressants, you may opt to undergo neurotherapy.

Why Neurotfeedback And Not Other Methods To Treat Depression?

Neurotherapy does not work the same as every other treatment for depression. In neurotherapy, the doctors are able to identify the source of the problem and your mood. An example of this would be the studies that have shown one’s mood to be better when the left frontal area of one’s brain is more active than the right. But, this is not the same for everyone.

Many different kind of depressions have varying origins in the brain.

While other medications and methods of treatment will mainly concentrate on the symptoms and eliminate them, neurotherapy will help you ascertain the very spot where your mood problem is originating, and help you work on it and improve your mood through feedback and training.

The Long Term Advantages Of Neurofeedback

People with depression that have undergone neurotherapy say that it is easier for them to stabilize their moods and be motivated.

Neurotherapy can help a depressed person get their life back. Depression changes the way you think and neurotherapy helps you relearn healthier thought patterns and overcome depression.

Dealing with depression alone can be difficult.

If anyone you know or care about is going through depression, urge them to seek help and get better.

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