The Management of Insomnia – Biofeedback

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This chapter introduces the management of insomnia using biofeedback. A brief overview of the principle, definitions and organizations of biofeedback is provided followed by an overview of insomnia and its physiological underpinnings, and an introduction to the terminology and recorded signals of various instrumentations relevant to the management of insomnia. Finally, the rationales, treatment protocols, and treatment efficacy of selected biofeedback modalities for the management of insomnia are described.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntroduction to modern sleep technology
EditorsRayleigh Ping Ying Chiang, Shih-Chun Kang
PublisherSpringer Netherlands
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9789400754706
ISBN (Print)9789400754690, 9789401782173
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2012

Publication series

NameIntelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering
ISSN (Print)2213-8986
ISSN (Electronic)2213-8994


  • Biofeedback
  • Electroencephalography biofeedback
  • Insomnia
  • Neurofeedback
  • Self-regulation
  • Sleep

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Control and Optimization


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