galvanic skin response biofeedback(redirected from electrodermal skin response biofeedback)
galvanic skin response biofeedbackA type of biofeedback therapy in which subtle changes in the autonomic system are monitored by the patient via a device that measures the changes in skin conductivity caused by minimal sweating. Galvanic skin response biofeedback is claimed to be useful for asthma, desensitisation of phobias, psychotherapy and stuttering.
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galvanic skin response biofeedbackElectrodermal skin response biofeedback A type of biofeedback therapy in which subtle changes in the autonomic system are monitored by the Pt with a device that measures changes in skin conductivity caused by a minimal sweating; GSRB may be useful in treating asthma, desensitization of phobic disorders, psychotherapy, stuttering. See Biofeedback device, Biofeedback training, Electromyograph feedback.
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