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autogenic training

 [aw″to-jen´ik]
a method of self-induced deep relaxation, derived from hypnosis.

autogenic training

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as assisting with self-suggestions about feelings of heaviness and warmth for the purpose of inducing relaxation. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.

autogenic training

a form of psychotherapy that employs self-hypnosis and relaxation techniques. Also known as autogenics.

autogenic training,

n an outgrowth of self-hypnosis, a method of achieving a self-induced state of trance by passive concentration and aware-ness of body sensations to induce relaxation.
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AUTOGENIC TRAINING The final training session was autogenic training.
The autogenic training session appeared to be most effective in showing a statistically significant change in decreased respiratory and pulse rates and increased peripheral skin temperature.
Autogenic training is also a simple relaxation training strategy that the students enjoyed and learned quickly.
A quantitative and qualitative pilot study of the perceived benefits of autogenic training for a group of people with cancer.
In addition, the majority of subjects reported "never" using autohypnosis, autogenic training, blank meditation, bracing, color, cue words, mantra meditation, and Transcendental Meditation(c) for performance enhancement.
The dissolution of stress, in all its myriad physical and psychological manifestations, is the primordial indication for the practice of autogenic training and Tummo Meditation.
Autogenic training, a healing modality developed by a psychiatrist in the last century (and further perfected by many other clinicians over the decades; Luthe 1969), offers a process of self-development leading to improvements similar to those achieved via hypnosis and meditation.
Linden and Chambers (1994) analyzed 166 randomized clinical trials, evaluating the effects of various medications, weight reduction, sodium and alcohol restriction, physical exercise, calcium and potassium supplements, standard single-method (progressive relaxation training, autogenic training, meditation, and biofeedback) and standard multi-method relaxation therapy (combinations of aforementioned treatments), and individualized therapies (cognitive behavioral therapy, marital communication training, anger management, etc.
Visualisation works on a more conscious and active level and, combined with Autogenic Training, will help reduce any stress or worry.
If that's not possible, discreetly leave the room and do something else for a few minutes, such as going for a walk, or relaxing with your Autogenic Training cassette.
Guidelines in cultivating general relaxation: Biofeedback and autogenic training combined.
They were assigned to three conditions: control (n = 12), autogenic training (n = 12), and broad-based coping skills condition, including autogenic training, imagery, and self-talk (n = 11).