BREATHING RETRAINING

in behavior therapy, refers to slow, diaphragmatic breathing which is taught in different methods such as therapist modeling or corrective feedback. Breathing exercises are useful in treating hyperventilation brought about by anxiety and panic disorders. See progressive relaxation.

BREATHING RETRAINING: "An alternative form of therapy, breathing retraining leads to long-term stress management."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BREATHING RETRAINING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/breathing-retraining/ (accessed November 18, 2019).
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