Effectiveness of neurofeedback therapy for anxiety and stress in adults living with a chronic illness: a systematic review protocol

JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep. 2017 Jul;15(7):1765-1769. doi: 10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003118.

Abstract

The objective of this review is to systematically examine the effectiveness of neurofeedback therapy for managing anxiety and stress in adults living with a chronic illness.The specific objectives are to identify which neurofeedback systems and/or protocols demonstrate effectiveness and determine the level of supporting evidence.The review question is as follows: What is the effectiveness of neurofeedback therapy for managing anxiety and stress in an adult population aged 18 years of age or older living with a chronic illness?

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Anxiety / therapy*
  • Chronic Disease / psychology*
  • Chronic Disease / therapy
  • Electroencephalography / methods
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Neurofeedback / methods*
  • Outcome Assessment, Health Care
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
  • Stress, Psychological / therapy*
  • Systematic Reviews as Topic
  • Treatment Outcome