Stress management training and relaxation imagery in the treatment of essential hypertension

@article{Crowther1983StressMT,
  title={Stress management training and relaxation imagery in the treatment of essential hypertension},
  author={Janis H. Crowther},
  journal={Journal of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={1983},
  volume={6},
  pages={169-187}
}
The present study compared the effectiveness of three procedures in the treatment of 34 individuals with essential hypertension: (1) stress management training plus relaxation imagery, which consisted of an adaptation of existing stress management techniques in conjunction with extensive relaxation training using relaxation imagery; (2) relaxation imagery alone; and (3) weekly blood pressure checks. The relaxation imagery technique involved visualization of a relaxing image along with… CONTINUE READING
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