Biofeedback techniques and their applications: A review
Keywords:Biofeedback, psychophysiological response
The emergence of biofeedback techniques has been one of the most important phenomena that has taken place in the last century in the field of clinical psychology. It has been proved the possibilities of applying operant techniques not only to the learning of autonomous and visceral functions, but also to apply them for therapeutic purposes in many psychosomatic dysfunctions. This article purports to offer a historical and general perspective of the outset and technical evolution of the biofeedback, until today by means of an intemized bibliographical review of the main clinical applications in different disorders such as stress, migraine, headache, pains, hypertension, sickness of Raynaud, etc.