medical treatment protocols, our record of clinical
successes has far exceeded the performance of the existing therapies.
The Drake Institute was founded in 1980 and has helped over
Drake Institute’s FullCare Program is the key to our unprecedented success.
Neurofeedback Neurofeedback is safe and can lead to long term improvement, unlike the drugs, because neurofeedback uses a learning process that strengthens and develops the synaptic connections in the brain.
QEEG (Quantitative Electro- encephalogram) or Brainmapping is an essential diagnostic procedure used in
evaluating ADD / ADHD, Autism, Learning Disorders, Anxiety, and Depression.
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Drake Institute of Behavioral Medicine and Medical Associates'
Medical Director is David Velkoff, M.D. M.A. Under Dr. Velkoff's
medical directorship, the pioneering efforts in medicine of
the Drake Institute's Stress, ADHD Treatment or Autism Treatment have been featured in Physician's Weekly,
WebMD, Life Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times,
CNN, Headline News, 48 Hours, Eye to Eye with Connie Chung,
Discovery Channel, Univision, Michael Reagan Show, and other
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The Drake Institute of Behavioral
Medicine and medical associates is an innovative medical
practice treating neurophysical disorders, such as ADD (Attention
Deficit Disorder), ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder),
Autism, Asperger,s Disorder, closed head injuries, and stress
related disorders and diseases.
What's New at the Drake Institute
Neurofeedback is an, Evidence-Based, Treatment for ADHD Neurofeedback - also called EEG Biofeedback - is a method used to train brain activity in order to normalize Brain function and treat psychiatric disorders. This treatment method has gained interest over the last 10 years, however the question whether this treatment should be regarded as an Evidence-Based treatment was unanswered until now. Tomorrow a study will be published in the scientific journal EEG and Clinical Neuroscience demonstrating that Neurofeedback can indeed be regarded as an evidence-based treatment for Attention Deficit- / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). More››
ADHD Drug Effectiveness Is Now In Doubt Washington - March 27, 2009 -- New data from a large federal study have reignited a debate over the effectiveness of long-term drug treatment of children with hyperactivity or attention-deficit disorder, and have drawn accusations that some members of the research team have sought to play down evidence that medications do little good beyond 24 months. More››
ADHD Drugs: Hallucinations Not Uncommon.
FDA Examines Incidence of Psychotic Symptoms in Children Taking ADHD Medications WebMD - Jan. 26, 2009 -- Treatment-related hallucinations and other psychotic symptoms in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be more common than previously thought, FDA officials report in the latest issue of the journal Pediatrics. More››
ADHD Thwarts Adults Potential Attainment
04 Sept 2008, NEW YORK (Reuters Health)
Compared to what they would be expected to achieve based on intellect, adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder or ADHD have lower educational and occupational attainments, a study shows. More››
Clinic Reports Dramatic Results in Treating
Children With Autism - LOS ANGELES, CA. – She
was a mother without hope. Diagnosed with autism, her six
year old son, EJ, bit other children, threw tantrums and chairs.
“He had no future,” says Beatrice Tan, whose family
stopped going to church--too risky to put EJ in the nursery.
Now, after several months of specialized neurofeedback therapy
at Drake Institute of Behavioral Medicine in Los Angeles,
EJ no longer bites: he hugs. He has friends, and “we
have hope,” says Beatrice. More››