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ABC Relaxation Theory

An Evidence-Based Approach

by Jonathan C. Smith

  • 198 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Springer Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychotherapy,
  • Stress Management,
  • Psychology,
  • Consumer Health,
  • Diet / Health / Fitness,
  • Exercise,
  • Mental Health,
  • Clinical Psychology,
  • Relaxation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11453809M
    ISBN 100826112838
    ISBN 109780826112835

      This volume offers original studies on relaxation and stress management. Practitioners will find a wealth of specific, ready-to-use, evidence-based suggestions for incorporating relaxation techniques into their clinical work. Part I summarizes practical advances in the theory, research, and assessment of : Jonathan C. Smith.   Progressive muscle relaxation, breathing exercises, and ABC relaxation theory. Matsumoto M, Smith JC J Clin Psychol, 57(12), 01 Dec

      Following is the Relaxation Response technique taken directly from Dr. Herbert Benson's book, The Relaxation Response. Steps to Elicit the Relaxation Response Sit quietly in . Abstract. Smith's () Attentional Behavioral Cognitive (ABC) relaxation theory proposes that all approaches to relaxation (including music) have the potential for evoking one or more of 15 factor-analytically derived relaxation states, or “R-States” (Sleepiness, Disengagement, Rested / Refreshed, Energized, Physical Relaxation, At Ease/Peace, Joy, Mental Quiet, Childlike Innocence.

    In summary, those who listened to Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachtmusik reported more psychological relaxation and less stress than either those who listened to New Age music or read popular recreational magazines. Results suggest the usefulness of ABC relaxation theory in comparing the different effects of music and relaxation techniques. PMID:   Progressive muscle relaxation, yoga stretching, and ABC relaxation theory Progressive muscle relaxation, yoga stretching, and ABC relaxation theory Ghoncheh, Shahyad; Smith, Jonathan C. This study compared the psychological effects of progressive muscle relaxation (PMR) and yoga stretching (hatha) exercises. Forty participants were randomly divided into two .


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Progressive muscle relaxation, breathing exercises, and ABC relaxation theory. Mia Matsumoto. Roosevelt University Stress Institute. Search for more papers by this author. Jonathan C. Smith. Corresponding Author. Roosevelt University Stress Institute. Contrary to what was hypothesized, groups did not display different levels of R‐States Energized or Aware.

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Corresponding author. Albert Ellis’s ABC Model is a significant part of the form of therapy that he developed, known as Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). REBT served as a sort of precursor to the widely known and applied Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and the ABC Model is still commonly used as a.

ABC Relaxation Theory proposes 15 psychological relaxation-related states (R-States): Sleepiness, Disengagement, Physical Relaxation, Mental Quiet, Rested/Refreshed, At Ease/At Peace, Energized, Aware, Joy, Thankfulness and Love, Prayerfulness, Childlike Innocence, Awe and Wonder, Mystery, and Timeless/Boundless/Infinite.

Based on a newly revised theory of relaxation, ABC2 Relaxation Theory, devised by the author, this book explains why hundreds of techniques used by professionals typically sort into six groups. The integration of these groups forms the core of the book.

For each theory, the book provides a brief summary, a list of its component constructs, a more extended description and a network analysis to show its links with other theories in the book. It considers the role of theory in understanding behaviour change and its application to Reviews: 1.

Relaxation Therapy is a program which emphasizes a wide variety of strategies and techniques for dealing with stress and health disorders. Relaxation techniques can benefit almost any person by reducing stress and tension in muscles, lowering blood pressure and heart rate, and creating internal coping skills to handle anxiety.

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Practitioners will find a wealth of specific, ready-to-use, evidence-based suggestions for incorporating relaxation techniques into their clinical work. Part I summarizes practical advances in the theory, research, and assessment of relaxation.

Part II is an anthology of 25 studies on relaxation focusing on individual.The general idea behind his progressive relaxation theory is that a person is able to persuade their body to relax by tensing each muscle and focus on the tightness of the muscle then totally relax the same muscle and recognize the difference in the feeling between the .