The Effects of the Neurofeedback training on the General health status, Mental health and problem behavior, and Brain function quotient among High school students

뉴로피드백 훈련이 고등학생의 일반적 건강수준, 정신건강과 문제행동 및 뇌기능 지수에 미치는 영향

  • 원희욱 (불교대학원대학교 신경과학과) ;
  • 임지영 (차의과학대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 손해경 (차의과학대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 김명아 (차의과학대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2013.08.22
  • Accepted : 2013.12.05
  • Published : 2013.12.31


Morbidity, mortality, mental health and problem behavior appears to be high in adolescence, but there is no proper intervention. This quasi-experimental study examined the effects of the neurofeedback training on the general health status, mental health and problem behavior, and the brain function quotient through structured questionnaires and brain waves of 11 high school students (experimental group 5, control group 6). The study was conducted at I high school in Seoul from September to December, 2012. The subjects participated in the neurofeedback training twice a week for a total of 20 sessions by trained researcher. The data was analyzed using paired t-test or Wilcoxon signed rank test depending on the normality using SPSS 20.0. Significant improvement was observed in the emotion quotient and stress resistance quotient (left, right) among the brain function quotient, but not in the general health status, mental health and problem behavior.


Adolescence;Brain function quotient;Health status;Neurofeedback


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