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Biofeedback

Description of the Strategy

Biofeedback is the process of monitoring some biological event with an instrument designed to provide real-time information about the activity of that event to the person being monitored. In the clinical setting, it is the therapist's responsibility to know what biological event should be monitored and fed back to the client. The therapist must also help the person use the information correctly to change behavior.

The strategy is to use a sensor to measure some biological process. Sensors may be electrodes, such as an EKG electrode, or a temperature probe, or a specifically designed sensor used for detecting an ongoing biological process. Sensors must be able to detect small changes in the physiology in real time and continuously.

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