2019 Conference Recording – Session 5: Leon Morales, MD, PhD Phamacological Considerations: Potential effects of prescribed and non-prescribed medications in qEEG measurement and Neurofeedback training


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Very often, patients will come for neurofeedback training while they are actively taking medications and/or other chemicals that have an effect on the brain. This presentation will address the potential effects of prescribed ad non-prescribed medications on the EEG and will address how to initiate and pursue neurofeedback training while the patient continues and/or reduces the medication (always under the supervision of a medical practitioner.  The presentation will include references to anatomy and physiology, treatment risks and biomarkers associated with medication success.

Learning Objectives – Introductory; participants will be able to;

  • Participants will be able to differentiate between placebo effect and placebo response
  • Participants will be able to list the effect of traditional ADHD medications on the EEG
  • Participants will be able to explain 3 biomarkers that suggest medication as an indicated treatment option