relaxation training

relaxation training

Alternative psychology
A generic term for any of a number of techniques—e.g., hypnosis, electromyography feedback, relaxing imagery—for relaxing muscles. Relaxation training is reportedly successful in reducing the duration, frequency and intensity of anticipatory nausea associated with chemotherapy.

relaxation training

Psychology Any technique–eg, hypnosis, electromyograph feedback, relaxing imagery, etc, for relaxing mind or muscle. See Autogenic feedback training, Biofeedback training, Breathing exercises, Imagery & visualization, Meditation, Progressive relaxation, Systematic desensitization, Yoga.

relaxation training,

n method that teaches specific techniques for producing the relaxation response. See also relaxation response.

relaxation training,

n a stress-reduction technique that uses a sequence of progressive exercises under the direction of a therapist to lower the level of anxiety and its neuromotor manifestations.
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The effects of relaxation training on symptoms of anxiety and###PhD###2006###27 patients###Repeated Measures, Experimental Design with Control
Relaxation training often is incorporated in treatment packages for GAD.
The fourth chapter focuses on cognitive behavioral interventions for internalizing problems including exposure/prevention therapy, behavioral activation, cognitive restructuring, relaxation training, and social skills training.
A complex treatment package including multiple types of cognitive restructuring and relaxation training with self-selection of procedures was used.
12) have reported an improvement in BP and a reduction in medication after the intervention of biofeedback-assisted relaxation training.
This called that has relaxation training much attention from researchers in the environment, as indicated by Rania (2005)
A biofeedback-assisted relaxation training program was created to reduce test anxiety.
Kreiger also asserted that one should consider relaxation training, better time management and problem solving, to manage stress in a better way.
Integration of myofascial trigger point release and paradoxical relaxation training treatment of chronic pelvic pain in men.
Indeed, relaxation training has been tried and practiced by many peoples of the world throughout the years; though, in a variety of forms.
Mindfulness based mind body programs such as stress reduction and biofeedback, which usually involve relaxation training and imagery, have been shown to be effective in reducing pain, improving HRQOL and improving gastrointestinal and other chronic disorders.
Specifically, two research questions were posed: (1) can relaxation training regulate mood states in adolescent athletes?