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Autogenic techniques

Summarize the autogenic technique used for stress management by many psychologists today.

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Autogenic training (AT) is the grandmother, one of the oldest, biobehavioural techniques.

A psychophysiological self-control therapist, Johannes Heinrich Schultz, developed and promulgated AT.

The trainee uses passive concentration and looks at internal, not external stimuli.

Uniqueness of AT is supported by

1) Experimental studies showing the biobehavioural methods have differential effects on a variety of clinical problems

2) Basic experimental findings that ...