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n. any method which teaches the proper technique in reducing stress and producing the relaxation response. These methods of relaxation training and behavior therapy can be very specific, and they can be in the form of visualization, imagery, progressive relaxation, meditation, and breathing exercises.

BEHAVIORAL RELAXATION TRAINING: "Nowadays, there are alternative forms of behavioral relaxation training, and these therapies apply the meditation-relaxation technique."

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