for stress and symptom management in pregnant African American women.
As noted, guided imagery
is typically categorized as a CBT technique.
gt; Consider referring your patients for guided imagery
to reduce anxiety or pain, (A)
These suggestions presented as presumptions are important in the wording of guided imagery
or hypnotic facilitation.
My approach has been to treat these disorders using CBT and relaxation/hypnosis, coupled with guided imagery
This is consistent with a review of mental imagery by Witner and Young (1985) which reports that guided imagery
can produce effective change in the absence of integration or intellectual insight.
The question that still intrigues researchers is whether the immune system can actually be influenced by guided imagery
In the present article the authors draw upon knowledge from Denise Grocke's PhD study: A phenomenological study of pivotal moments in Guided Imagery
and Music (GIM) therapy (Grocke, 1999).
After you've practiced guided imagery
with a specific song, the song will bring up those feelings and that associated memory whenever you hear it.
Using guided imagery
, the patient experiences this event with all 5 senses during the session.
For one thing, it automatically promotes some of the other stress-relieving techniques: better sleep, exposure to sunlight, muscle relaxation, guided imagery
, and deep breathing exercises among them.
may be an effective therapy for the management of tension chronic headache in addition to conventional pharmacological treatment (Grade B)