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imagery

1. figurative or descriptive language in a literary work
2. Psychol
a. the materials or general processes of the imagination
b. the characteristic kind of mental images formed by a particular individual

imagery

[′im·ij·rē]
(psychology)
Mental images that are collectively recalled.

imagery

The representation of objects reproduced by optical, IR (infrared), or electronic means on film, electronic display devices, or other media.
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Guided imagery for stress and symptom management in pregnant African American women.
As noted, guided imagery is typically categorized as a CBT technique.
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.
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.
Guided imagery may be an effective therapy for the management of tension chronic headache in addition to conventional pharmacological treatment (Grade B)

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