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autosuggestion

 [aw″to-sug-jes´chun]
self-suggestion; the process by which a person induces in himself an uncritical acceptance of an idea, belief, or opinion.

au·to·sug·ges·tion

(aw'tō-sŭg-jes'chŭn),
1. Constant dwelling on an idea or concept, thereby inducing some change in the mental or bodily functions.
See also: autohypnosis.
2. Reproduction in the brain of impressions previously received that then become the starting point of new acts or ideas.

autosuggestion

/au·to·sug·ges·tion/ (-sug-jes´chun) self-suggestion; the process by which a person induces in himself an uncritical acceptance of an idea, belief, or opinion.

autosuggestion

(ô′tō-səg-jĕs′chən)
n. Psychology
The process by which a person induces self-acceptance of an opinion, belief, or plan of action.

au′to·sug·gest′ v.
au′to·sug·gest′i·bil′i·ty (-ə-bĭl′ĭ-tē) n.
au′to·sug·gest′i·ble adj.
au′to·sug·ges′tive (-tĭv) adj.

autosuggestion

Etymology: Gk, autos + L, suggerere, to suggest
an idea, thought, attitude, or belief suggested to oneself, often as a formula or incantation, as a means of controlling one's behavior. Compare suggestion.

autosuggestion

The use of the principles of hypnosis on oneself; autosuggestion requires complete relaxation, slow deep breathing and repetition of phrases (as used in non-self-hypnosis).

autosuggestion

Autohypnosis, self-hypnosis Pop psychology The use of hypnosis on oneself. See Hypnosis, Hypnotherapy.

au·to·sug·ges·tion

(aw'tō-sŭg-jes'chŭn)
1. Constant dwelling on an idea or concept, thereby inducing some change in the mental or bodily functions.
2. Reproduction in the brain of impressions previously received which become then the starting point of new acts or ideas.

autosuggestion

A form of self-conditioning involving repeated internal assertion of positive and helpful propositions.