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Synonyms for relaxation

Synonyms for relaxation

freedom from labor, responsibility, or strain

Synonyms for relaxation

(physiology) the gradual lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fibers

(physics) the exponential return of a system to equilibrium after a disturbance

a feeling of refreshing tranquility and an absence of tension or worry

an occurrence of control or strength weakening

freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)

a method of solving simultaneous equations by guessing a solution and then reducing the errors that result by successive approximations until all the errors are less than some specified amount

the act of making less strict

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The third session was dedicated to learning progressive muscle relaxation techniques.
The response of manual motor functioning in Parkinsonians to frontal EMG biofeedback and progressive muscle relaxation.
Efficacy of progressive muscle relaxation training in reducing anxiety in patients with acute schizophrenia.
Results of this study revealed that progressive muscle relaxation and autogenic relaxation do not differ in their mood responses.
being relaxed while sledding) imagery relaxation, (c) development of positive self-talk/affirmations (Sessions 3-5); (d) autogenics (Sessions 6-8); and (e) progressive muscle relaxation (Sessions 7 & 8).
Muscle relaxation, in the form of progressive muscle relaxation (PMR) or massage, have been used as techniques in occupational environments to decrease stress and anxiety.
The protocol for progressive muscle relaxation (PMR) is a guided sequence of tensing and relaxing muscle groups from head to toe.
Nonpharmacologic adjunctive therapies useful in helping patients get their minds off their nausea and vomiting are acupuncture, guided imagery, progressive muscle relaxation training, and calming music therapy, according to Dr.
Henschen & Burton (1978) used both visual and auditory sEMG biofeedback to treat 2 individuals with dysphonia, but they also included progressive muscle relaxation as a part of the intervention.
Coping strategies may include progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing, visualization, and distraction.
Progressive muscle relaxation teaches you to first deliberately tense muscle groups, then appreciate the feeling as you let them unclench.
Relaxation for Mind & Body is designed to help employees identify and reduce stressors through learned relaxation techniques, and learn coping skills and stress management techniques, including deep breathing, visualization, and progressive muscle relaxation.
Currently, the methods with the most supportive research are exposure-desensitization based approaches, somewhat like that used to treat phobic fear reactions, and progressive muscle relaxation training.
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