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alizadeh G, Kordnoghabi R, rashid K, gholizadeh Z. The impact of upper alpha neurofeedback training on updates working memory in Kurdistan university girl students with academic burnout syndrome and depression symptom. CPAP. 2016;
URL: http://cpap.shahed.ac.ir/article-1-1265-en.html

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This study was conducted to examine the impact of upper alpha neurofeedback training on updates working memory in  Kurdistan university girl students with academic burnout syndrome and depression symptom. A semi experimental method designed with control and experimental groups, undergoing pre-test and post-test used. The subjects were selected from the Kurdistan university girl students in academic years 2015-2016 and  using the volunteer sampling. Methods such that first screening test of Beck depression and Maslach academic bernout among students 19 to 25 years old were distributed and then  based on score questionnaire,  students who were average scores in both questionnaires were selected and  among those who were eligible for the study, 34 people have volunteered to participate in this study and

 subjects were placed randomly in experimental (n = 17) and control (n = 17) groups and then responded to the Letter – number span test. Neurofeedback sessions was held  for the experimental group in psychology laboratory at the University of Kurdistan and for each person over a period of 10 sessions (2 times a week for 45 minutes). Neurofeedback protocols were using upper alpha waves in the parieto- occipital area(P3, PZ, P4, O1, 02 )of the scalp and particular point PZ.   After  three sessions , two members of the experimental group withdrew from further cooperation. After the end of sessions both groups were assessed and data were analyzed using analysis of covariance and spss 18software. The results showed that upper alpha neurofeedback training has significant effect on  updates working memory in  Kurdistan university girl students with academic burnout syndrome and depression symptom(p< 0.001).

     
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special

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