BIOFEEDBACK

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n. the therapeutic approach of using an external device in order to consciously monitor changes in vital signs such as breathing, heart rate, and blood pressure. Guided by these monitoring devices, a patient is trained to control these functions voluntarily. Also called sensory feedback.

BIOFEEDBACK: "Biofeedback is a voluntary and conscious means of self-help which keeps hypertension, migraine, and other stress-related conditions within control."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "BIOFEEDBACK," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/biofeedback/ (accessed June 29, 2022).

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