Protocol for Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback Training

  title={Protocol for Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback Training},
  author={Paul M. Lehrer and Bronya Vaschillo and Terri L. Zucker and Jessica L. Graves and Maria Katsamanis and Milisyaris Aviles and Frederick S. Wamboldt},
This paper describes a five-visit heart rate variability (HRV) biofeedback protocol we have used both clinically and in research. This protocol was refined in a study of biofeedback therapy for treating asthma. Similar, longer methods have been used for treating various conditions involving pain, anxiety, depression, and other psychophysiological disorders. 

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