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Therapy outcome study refers to experimental study that assesses the effects of an intervention designed to reduce psychopathology in an experimental group , while performing no intervention or a different type of intervention on another group

Therapy placebo effect referrs to improvement caused not by the actual process of therapy but by a patient's expectation that therapy will help.
Thermal biofeedback refers to Feedback concerning changes in skin temperature.

Thermister refers to a temperature-sensitive resistor used in thermal biofeedback.

Thermogenesis refers to the generation of heat as a result of metabolic reactions.

Thermoreceptors are receptors that serve as monitors to detect heat and cold throughout the body.

Theta rhythms refer to brain waves with a frequency of about 6 cycles per second.

Theta waves refer to brain waves with a frequency of 4-7 cycles per second that are produced during light sleep.

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