relaxation, cognitive

relaxation, cognitive,

n in relaxation therapy, the use of prolonged conscious attention combined with a nonjudgmental attitude; may be a sound, a word, a thought, or the sound and rhythm of breathing.
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For those with chronic back pain, the suggestions include exercise, rehabilitation, acupuncture, tai chi, yoga, progressive relaxation, cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness-based stress reduction.
Moreover, it seems that the techniques generally more used (psychoeducation, relaxation, cognitive restructuring techniques and techniques for controlling the internal dialogue) that are applied uniformly in different ADs might suggest similar underlying processes and common strategies treatment for different diagnoses, which can make it more relevant to focus on the principles of treatment rather than on specific techniques (Carey, 2011).
They provide instructions for arts and crafts, music, drama, reminiscence, movement and relaxation, cognitive, and life skills activities like gardening, preparing food, and washing and dressing.
The cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) group received 10 sessions of training in relaxation, cognitive restructuring, and eliminating negative automatic thoughts and dysfunctional attitudes.
The importance of regular exercise for lowering heart rate and reducing stress are examined; progressive relaxation, cognitive thinking, visualization and imagery techniques also are reviewed.
The treatment model described is a combined cognitive behavioral therapy approach that employs relaxation, cognitive, and communication skills interventions.