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This brochure deals with so-called active relaxation. Voluntary muscular relaxation is now well founded by physiologic experimentation and it seems to be of some therapeutic significance. The author attempts to show that the training of relaxation is in no way related to the methods of suggestion or hypnosis. He prescribes relaxation for various neuroses, especially those involving the breathing apparatus.
Aktive Entspannungsbehandlung: Ein neues therapeutisches Prinzip mit Berücksichtigung der Sprache und Atmung. JAMA. 1937;108(2):143. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780020061033