Biofeedback is effective for depression as it helps the person monitor their physiological states to relax their autonomic nervous system, which helps them feel calmer and boosts their mood.
Electric sensors are attached to your body areas depending on what needs to be measured, and through a device that is connected to the electric sensors you will get feedback on your physical responses. During the session, a therapist will guide you through various relaxation techniques, visualization, mindfulness, or breathing, and you’ll receive the feedback about your physiological state from the device in terms of visual or audio cues, such as a beep.
Usually 4 to 6 sessions, or even 8 to 10 sessions are given to people. But this number fluctuates depending on the individual’s condition, their treatment goals, and how effectively biofeedback is helping them.
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