Biofeedback : A Practitioner's Guide

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Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, this comprehensive text offers state-of-the-science coverage of current biofeedback research, applications, clinical procedures, and biomedical instrumentation. Existing chapters have been restructured and extensively rewritten, some with new authorship, and 11 entirely new chapters added. Like the previous edition, the book describes approaches to treating a wide range of clinical problems, including musculoskeletal pain, headaches, temporomandibular disorders, fibromyalgia, Raynaud's disease, and more. New chapters include coverage of pediatric headaches, pelvic floor-related disorders, and applications for athletes and musicians. In addition, significant advances in EEG applications are reflected in four new chapters devoted exclusively to this area. With contributions from leading experts, the volume offers a unique combination of practical know-how and scholarly expertise.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 900 pages
  • 182.88 x 259.08 x 47.75mm | 1,764g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 3rd ed.
  • 1572308451
  • 9781572308459
  • 2,917,210

Table of contents

Part I: History, Entering, and Definitions. M. S. Schwartz, Olson, A Historical Perspective on the Field of Biofeedback and Applied Psychophysiology. M. S. Schwartz, Montgomery, Entering the Field of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback and Assuring Competence. N. M. Schwartz, M. S. Schwartz, Definitions of Biofeedback and Applied Psychophysiology. Part II: Instrumentation. Peek, A Primer of Biofeedback Instrumentation. Neumann, Strehl, Birbaumer, A Primer of Electroencephalographic Instrumentation. Part III: Office Assessment and Compliance. M. S. Schwartz, Intake Decisions and Preparation of Patients for Therapy. Arena, M. S. Schwartz, Psychophysiological Assessment and Biofeedback Baselines: A Primer. M. S. Schwartz, Compliance. Part IV: Cultivating Lower Arousal. Block, M. S. Schwartz, Gyllenhaal, Dietary Considerations: Rationale, Issues, Substances, Evaluation, and Patient Education. Gevirtz, M. S. Schwartz, The Respiratory System in Applied Psychophysiology. Gevirtz, Lehrer, Resonant Frequency Heart Rate Biofeedback. M. S. Schwartz, N. M. Schwartz, Monastra, Problems with Relaxation and Biofeedback-Assisted Relaxation, and Guidelines for Management. M. S. Schwartz, The Use of Audiotapes for Patient Education and Relaxation. Part V: Disorders Needing Lower Tension and Arousal. M. S. Schwartz, Andrasik, Headache. Glaros, Lausten, Temporomandibular Disorders. M. S. Schwartz, Sedlacek, Raynaud's Disease and Raynaud's Phenomenon. McGrady, Linden, Biobehavioral Treatment of Essential Hypertension. Part VI: Electroencephalographic Biofeedback Applications. Lubar, Neurofeedback for the Management of Attention Deficit Disorders. Monastra, Clinical Applications of Electroencephalographic Biofeedback. Strehl, Biofeedback of Slow Cortical Potentials in Epilepsy. Kuebler, Winter, Birbaumer, The Thought Translation Device: Slow Cortical Potential Biofeedback for Verbal Communication in Paralyzed Patients. Part VII: Neuromuscular Applications. Krebs, Fagerson, Biofeedback in Neuromuscular Reeducation and Gait Training. Fogel, Biofeedback-Assisted Musculoskeletal Therapy and Neuromuscular Reeducation. Marcie Zinn, Mark Zinn, Psychophysiology for Performing Artists. Sime, Sport Psychology Applications of Biofeedback and Neurofeedback. Part VIII: Elimination Disorders. Tries, Eisman, Urinary Incontinence: Evaluation and Biofeedback Treatment. Tries, Eisman, Fecal Incontinence. Tries, Eisman, The Use of Biofeedback for Pelvic Floor Disorders Associated with a Failure to Relax. M. S. Schwartz, Achem, Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Part IX: Pediatric Applications. Andrasik, M. S. Schwartz, Pediatric Headache. Culbert, Banez, Pediatric Applications Other Than Headache. Part X: Other Applications. McGrady, Bailey, Diabetes Mellitus. Flor, M. S. Schwartz, Tinnitus: Nothing Is as Loud as a Sound You Are Trying Not to Hear. M. S. Schwartz, Thompson, Fibromyalgia Syndrome. M. S. Schwartz, Andrasik, Treating Special Populations. Part XI: Professional Issues. Striefel, The Application of Ethics and Law in Daily Practice. Striefel, Whitehouse, M. S. Schwartz, Other Professional Topics and Issues. M. S. Schwartz, Andrasik, Evaluating Research in Clinical Biofeedback. Part XII: Frontier. M. S. Schwartz, Andrasik, The Frontier and Further Forward.
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"Mark S. Schwartz has done it again! The new third edition of Biofeedback provides an excellent update to the classic text. Schwartz and his new coeditor, Frank Andrasik, have produced an encyclopedic and up-to-date overview of biofeedback principles and applications. New chapters introduce emerging areas of biofeedback therapies, including chapters on heart rate variability biofeedback, pediatric headaches, general pediatric applications, and applications to sports and the performing arts. Four chapters now describe EEG neurofeedback applications, including a complete overview of the area. This comprehensive resource should be on the shelf of every clinician and researcher using biofeedback."--Donald Moss, PhD, Editor, Biofeedback magazine "Biofeedback, 3rd Edition, is the essential guide to contemporary biofeedback treatment. It provides practical, state-of-the-art treatment protocols and also includes the references to supportive research that are required by today's evidence-based clinician. As a rehabilitation professional, I found the chapters on neuromuscular reeducation, musculoskeletal pain, and pelvic floor disorders to be both interesting and clinically relevant."--Susan J. Middaugh, PhD, PT, Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC "The new edition of "Biofeedback: A Practitioner's Guide" is the classic, encyclopedic text on the practice of biofeedback. The book is well organized, comprehensive, readable, and well-documented and should be on the bookshelf of every student, practitioner, researcher, and instructor in the field of applied psychophysiology."--"Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback"
., ."the most comprehensive and up-to-date text on biofeedback so far available. It is inclusive, encyclopedic and thorough. I cannot think of virtually any topic related to biofeedback that is not found here. This text is both clear and comprehensive. Complex medical systems and biochemical interactions are explicated in ways that are understandable to the uninitiated and yet not overly simplified for experts....Given the time, effort, size and levels of expertise of this book's many contributors, this is a bargain....For those wishing to study BCIA certification this text alone should provide the required knowledge base. Any psychology graduate program with a behavioral medicine component will wish to use this text as a primary biofeedback resource. Anyone interested in biofeedback or wishing to learn more about it need look no further than this Edition....this is a superb text and will be a welcome addition to the library of anyone professionally involved in biofeedback."--"Child & Family Behavior Therapy"
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About Mark S. Schwartz

Mark S. Schwartz, PhD, began using biofeedback at the Mayo Clinic in 1974. He chaired the Professional Affairs Committee of the Biofeedback Society of America (BSA) during the period in which it developed the first Applications Standards and Guidelines for Biofeedback, published in 1982, and later served as President of the BSA. He also chaired the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America (BCIA) for several years. Dr. Schwartz was on the staff of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota from 1967 to 1988, when he moved to the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. Currently, he is on the Mayo Clinic Emeritus Staff; has a private practice in Jacksonville, Florida; and is Adjunct Professor at the University of North Florida. He is a Senior Fellow of the BCIA. Frank Andrasik, PhD, is Senior Research Scientist at the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition and Professor of Psychology at the University of West Florida. He began his professional career in the Department of Psychology at the State University of New York at Albany. Dr. Andrasik is past president of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB) and is currently Editor-in-Chief of the association's journal, Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback. He is a recipient of the AAPB's Merit Award for Long-Term Research and/or Clinical Achievements and the AAPB's Distinguished Scientist Award, and is a Senior Fellow of the BCIA.
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