Definition of autogenic training in English:

autogenic training

noun

  • [mass noun] A form of relaxation therapy involving autosuggestion.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘He recommends at least 20 minutes a day of relaxation, visualization, meditation or autogenic training.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘This paper describes the application of autogenic training to patients diagnosed with cancer, with the aim of increasing their coping ability.’

Pronunciation:

autogenic training

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