12. Case 10 – Performance Anxiety, Biofeedback and the Pianist

Wind Instrument Players are not the only Musicians Affected by Breathing

  1. W. Alex Edmonds1 and
  2. Gershon Tenenbaum2
  1. Tom D. Kennedy and
  2. W. Alex Edmonds

Published Online: 1 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119959984.ch12

Case Studies in Applied Psychophysiology: Neurofeedback and Biofeedback Treatments for Advances in Human Performance

Case Studies in Applied Psychophysiology: Neurofeedback and Biofeedback Treatments for Advances in Human Performance

How to Cite

Kennedy, T. D. and Edmonds, W. A. (2011) Case 10 – Performance Anxiety, Biofeedback and the Pianist, in Case Studies in Applied Psychophysiology: Neurofeedback and Biofeedback Treatments for Advances in Human Performance (eds W. A. Edmonds and G. Tenenbaum), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119959984.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Nova Southeastern University, North Miami Beach, Florida, USA

  2. 2

    Florida State University, USA

Author Information

  1. Nova Southeastern University, North Miami Beach, Florida, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 NOV 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470971734

Online ISBN: 9781119959984

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Keywords:

  • pianist, and biofeedback;
  • DSM-IV-TR, phobia and persistent fear;
  • inverted-U performance curve;
  • “sequential case study single-case design”;
  • QUAL, QUAN methods, sequential;
  • phenomenological approach;
  • semi-structured interviews, MPAI-A;
  • mastery experience;
  • breathing techniques;
  • diaphragmatic breathing patterns

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background Information of Client

  • Description of the Presenting Problem

  • Assessment and Diagnosis

  • Intervention

  • Outcomes and Discussion of Findings

  • References