Controversial Treatment 'Reboots' PTSD Sufferers' Brains

06/23/2011 07:52am ET | Updated August 23, 2011

While numerous treatments exist for post traumatic stress disorder, a cure remains elusive. But neurofeedback has proven to be especially effective -- it just hasn't been approved yet. Practitioners believe that the brain is, essentially, rewiring itself during the treatment, detecting defects in its activity and fixing them to perform more optimally.