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Table 1 Eligibility criteria

From: NIRS-based neurofeedback training in a virtual reality classroom for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Inclusion criteria In school Grades 1–4 (age 6–10).
Clinical diagnosis of ADHD combined, predominantly inattentive or predominantly hyperactive-impulsive presentation according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition (DSM-5)
Written informed consent from parents/legal guardian
Exclusion criteria IQ <70 as assessed with the Culture Fair Test (CFT) 1-R or the CFT 20-R [44, 45]
Parent-reported diagnosis of the following: serious physical illness or chronic diseases such as pulmonary diseases, heart diseases, diabetes, hypertension, and rheumatic diseases; neurological disorders including stroke, multiple sclerosis, and epilepsy; indicated psychiatric disorders including obsessive-compulsive disorder, chronic tic disorders, Tourette’s syndrome, and suicidal behaviour
Prior or current participation in neurofeedback training (NFT)/biofeedback training (BFT)
Other psychotherapeutic treatment or any kind of attention training, also in the course of an ergotherapeutic treatment, while participating in the study