RELAXATION By N., Sam M.S. - 42 State of being relaxed. Refreshment of mind and body. Reduction in intensity of tension or vigor. Musculature returning to an inactive state after contraction. RELAXATION: "Sitting in a hot tub is a very good form of relaxation." Related Psychology Terms DREAM-STATE (D-STATE, REM- STATE) HYDROTHERAPY HEARING (AUDITION) LYSERGIC ACID (LSD) DESCARTES, RENE (1596-1650) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) AUDITORY SPACE PERCEPTIO LOCKE, JOHN (1632-1704) ARISTOTLE (384-322 B.C.) Comparison of Assessment Tools Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "RELAXATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/relaxation/ (accessed January 20, 2022).