guided imagery

guided imagery

noun
a relaxation technique in which words, sounds, etc., are used to evoke positive mental images, feelings, and thoughts.
Also called guided visualization.
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Main Entry:  guided imagery1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an alternative medicine therapy in which the patient uses positive visualizations and thoughts to aid healing and promote reduction in anxiety or pain; also called guided visualization
Etymology:  1990-95
Main Entry:  guided imagery2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the use of a similar technique to assist in realizing a goal, as in athletics or business
Etymology:  1990-95
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