Definition of Biofeedback

1. Noun. A training program in which a person is given information about physiological processes (heart rate or blood pressure) that is not normally available with the goal of gaining conscious control of them.

Generic synonyms: Training Program



Definition of Biofeedback

1. Noun. A technique consisting of measuring a person's quantifiable bodily functions, such as blood pressure, heart rate, skin temperature, sweat gland activity, and muscle tension, then conveying the information to the person in real-time. ¹

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Definition of Biofeedback

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Biofeedback

1. A process in which a person learns to influence reliably physiologic responses of two kinds: those that are not ordinarily under voluntary control or those that ordinarily are easily regulated but for which regulation has broken down because of trauma or disease. A process that uses instrumentation to give a person immediate and continuing signals of change in his bodily function of which he is usually unaware. (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Biofeedback

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1. 5th Report Of The Joint National Committee On Detection, Evaluation, And by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"Relaxation and biofeedback Stress can raise blood pressure acutely and may ... Relaxation therapies and biofeedback have been studied in short-term and ..."

2. Alternative Medicine: Expanding Medical Horizons by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"For example, biofeedback is the preferred treatment in Raynaud's ... EEC biofeedback therapy is one of several preferred treatments for certain patients ..."

3. The Mars Force Book 2: How Pat's Membership in a Military Cadet Program Led by Stephanie Relfe (2004)
"To some people the Clearing biofeedback Meter looks like a lie-detector. ... As you will learn, the needle on a biofeedback meter gives a wealth of ..."

4. The Mars Force Book 1: How Pat's Membership in a Military Cadet Program Led by Stephanie Relfe (2002)
"To some people the Clearing biofeedback Meter looks like a lie-detector. ... As you will learn, the needle on a biofeedback meter gives a wealth of ..."

5. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"biofeedback involving hand warming has become a frequently used procedure in health and stress management programs. The present research examined the ..."

6. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: State of the Science, Best Practicesby James Richard Cooper, Peter S. Jensen by James Richard Cooper, Peter S. Jensen (2002)
"Is group progressive relaxation training as effective with hyperactive children as individual EMG biofeedback? biofeedback and Self-Regulation, 9, 353—364. ..."

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