Autogenic Training: A Meta-Analysis of Clinical Outcome Studies

@article{Stetter2002AutogenicTA,
  title={Autogenic Training: A Meta-Analysis of Clinical Outcome Studies},
  author={Friedhelm Stetter and Sirko Kupper},
  journal={Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback},
  year={2002},
  volume={27},
  pages={45-98}
}
Autogenic training (AT) is a self-relaxation procedure by which a psychophysiological determined relaxation response is elicited. [] Key Result Seventy-three controlled outcome studies were found (published 1952–99). Sixty studies (35 randomized controlled trials [RCT]) qualified for inclusion in the meta-analysis. Medium-to-large effect sizes (ES) occurred for pre–post comparisons of disease-specific AT-effects, with the RCTs showing larger ES.

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[Autogenic training as a therapy for adjustment disorder in adults].

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71-76 Jesus-EFFECTS OF AUTOGENIC TRAINING ON LUNG CAPACITY,

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