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MindLAB Set-Based Training for activating mood in depressed patients

MindLab set can be used, thanks to its original option, capable of reversing the characteristics of the reinforcing feedback, not only to teach the patient to reduce the arousal, but, also, on the contrary, to activate the mind and increase the level of mood.
Numerous studies and research have been proposed by some authors as Hackman, Bennet -Levy and Holmes ( 2011) and Gilbert (2009 ) on the positive imagery. It is a technique of focusing on mental images and situations which can produce a sense of peace, acceptance and joy.
This method can find an useful application in the context of some protocols of cognitive-behavioral therapy for depressed patients.
To implement a training of positive imagery, aimed to improve the mood, you must set the mode of the auditory feedback in the option inverse acoustic feedback and guide the patient to identify, construct and live positive situations, viewing them mentally.
This training will be led by the auditory feedback provided by MindLab Set sound which will be reinforcing when the patients is able to focus the mind on some positive imagery able to positively activate the mind.
This kind of exercise also plays a significant  value for the patient which will understand, through the use of MindLab Set, by direct experience, that identifying and cultivating positive thoughts, can improve mood.

This specific mode of training for depressed patients, made possible by MindLab Set, is the counterpart of Neurofeedback as FP02 Beta Training for Drug-Resistant Depression which is a new protocol that usually reduces depression and keeps it reduced (Walker & Lawson, 2013).


Hackman A., Bennet-Levy J., Holmes E.A. (2011). Oxford Guide to Imagery in Cognitive Therapy. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Gilbert P. (2009). Evolved minds and compassion-focused imagery in depression. In: (Stopa L. (Ed.) Imagery and the Threatened Self. Routledge, Hove.
Walker J.E., Lawson R. (2013). FP02 Beta Training  for Drug Resistant Depression. A New protocol that usually reduces depression and keeps it reduced.Journal of Neurotherapy: Investigations in Neuromodulation, Neurofeedback and Applied Neuroscience, Volume 17, Issue 3,  2013.