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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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There are no contraindications for the use of guided imagery, although the technique should be used with caution in patients with severe psychotic or personality disorders, where a quiet mind can lead to an increase in psychotic symptoms.
We propose that counselors use guided imagery to help clients construct narratives, develop reflexivity, and enact a "unifying life portrait" (Savickas, 2015, p.
Mean depression score in guided imagery group before intervention was 19.05 [+ or -] 4.26, which reduced to 12.41 [+ or -] 2.84 after intervention.
A randomized trial of the effect of training in relaxation and guided imagery techniques in improving psychological and quality-of-life indices for gynecologic and breast brachytherapy patients.
Guided imagery for stress and symptom management in pregnant African American women.
Guided imagery to improve functional outcomes post-anterior cruciate ligament repair: randomized-controlled pilot trial.
Guided imagery has been indicated in the literature as an innovative and positive intervention for pain management among adults experiencing chronic back pain (Achenbach, 2000; Lewandowski, 2004; Lewandowski, Jacobson, Palmieri, Alexander & Zeller, 2011).
Effects of guided imagery on postoperative outcomes in patients undergoing same-day surgical procedures: A randomized, single-blind study.
We've already talked about meditation, yoga, guided imagery and walking, so here's another strategy: Stop for a second and focus on your breathing.
Naparstek, the godmother of guided imagery, is a therapist and now an advocate for people with PTSD.
Guided imagery is a relaxation technique that involves visualizing positive outcomes to reduce one's reaction to anxiety-provoking or painful experiences.
Possible additional alternative labels are deep relaxation, controlled relaxation, visual imagery, guided imagery, guided fantasy, guided meditation, or mental imagery.

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