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Synonyms for autogenics

training patients in self-induced relaxation

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For example, several researchers (Williams & Harris, 2006) suggest that lengthy time periods are necessary for effective learning and application of certain stress management techniques such as autogenics and progressive muscle relaxation.
There has been a wealth of research into autogenics, much of which also refers to Biofeedback - a system created out of autogenic training methods incorporating the use of electrical equipment designed to monitor stress levels through respiration rates, skin temperature and blood flow.
A six-month US study into the use of autogenics and biofeedback in children with migraine found after six months that 80% of the biofeedback group and 50% of the autogenics group were completely free of their symptoms, whereas none of the control group experienced any improvement at all.
AUTOGENICS was developed in Germany in 1932 by Johannes Schultz.
Autogenics is repeating verbal phrases in a highly structured and repetitive pattern to reach a state of deep relaxation.
Later Wolfgang Luthe, another German, teamed up with Schultz seeking to perfect autogenics as a reputable and scientific health care procedure (Schultz and Luthe, 1969).
Beginning at this stage is where autogenics is used for either prevention or therapeutic purposes.
By 1910 the Wright Brothers gave us the airplane; in 1920 the gift of motion picture; 1940 the Germans gave us the missile; 1950 we inherited television; 1960 the computer; 1970 the laser; 1990 peptides and neurotransmitters; and in 1990 Fourth Force Psychology, Transpersonal Psychology, and where autogenics came of age; and, of course, tracing its history back to early Eastern philosophic meditation techniques.
Transpersonal psychology, from which autogenics evolved, is described by Bynum (1992 and Taylor, 1992) as both an evolving clinical and scientific tradition within psychology; also as an ancient psychospiritual lineage.
Progressive muscular relaxation, meditation, visualization, self-hypnotics, and autogenics all have various degrees of difficulty and require varying degrees of commitment and practice.
044) from baseline to post-training in those randomly undergoing eight sessions of relaxation training, consisting of autogenics, progressive relaxation, deep breathing, and four sessions with EMG feedback vs.
Participants were introduced to diaphragmatic breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, and autogenic training.