Definition of autogenic training in English:

autogenic training

noun

  • A form of relaxation therapy involving autosuggestion.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘He recommends at least 20 minutes a day of relaxation, visualization, meditation or autogenic training.’
    • ‘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.’

Pronunciation

autogenic training

/ˌôdəjenik ˈtrāniNG/