Biofeedback Control of Stomach Acid Secretions and Gastrointestinal Reactions

  • Peter R. Welgan
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 2)


In the past fifteen years the focus of biofeedback research with humans has been directed toward the modification of psychophysiological and medical disorders which could be conveniently monitored from the surface of the body. Research on such problems as headaches (Budzynski, Stoyva, & Adler, 1970), epilepsy (Sterman, MacDonald, & Stone, 1974), and stress related disorders (Benson, Rosen, Marzetta, & Klemchuk, 1974) has produced encouraging results with such recording methods.


Nasogastric Tube Feedback Group Stress Related Disorder Stomach Acid Glandular Secretion 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter R. Welgan
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  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry and Human BehaviorUniversity of CaliforniaIrvineUSA

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