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autogenic training

Syllabification: au·to·gen·ic train·ing
Pronunciation: /ˌôdəjenik ˈtrāniNG
 
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Definition of autogenic training in English:

noun

A form of relaxation therapy involving autosuggestion.
Example sentences
  • One tape was produced specifically for the study and included four commonly used modalities: deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, autogenic training, and imagery.
  • After the patient has mastered progressive relaxation, he or she is taught autogenic training and practices it for two to three more sessions with the same physiologic monitoring.
  • Moreover, and unsurprisingly, most of the positive results were obtained in the case of various relaxation techniques such as autogenic training, yoga, meditation, hypnosis, and so on.

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