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dc.contributor.advisorRoach, Arthur J.
dc.creatorCleveland, Charles Tracy
dc.date.accessioned2020-01-08T17:22:34Z
dc.date.available2020-01-08T17:22:34Z
dc.date.created1981
dc.date.issued1981
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1969.1/DISSERTATIONS-100730
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references (leaves 44-49)en
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of the study was to compare the effectiveness of frontalis (forehead) electromyographic (EMG) biofeedback, hypnosis, and the two combined for training relaxation. Seventy-two students were randomly assigned to one of six groups: 1) hypnosis; 2) biofeedback; 3) control; 4) hypnosis combined with biofeedback; 5) hypnosis plus control; and (6) biofeedback plus control. Baseline data, or pre-measures, were recorded for four one-minute intervals. Following baseline all subjects received one 50 minute training session. Post-measures of four one-minute intervals were recorded during the last four minutes of the session. Results showed that hypnosis combined with biofeedback produced the greatest relaxation as measured by a reduction in frontalis muscle tension. Biofeedback also resulted in a significant reduction in frontalis muscle tension. Hypnosis did not produce a significant reduction in frontalis muscle tension. The results are discussed in terms of the efficiency of combining hypnosis with biofeedback.en
dc.format.extentviii, 81 leavesen
dc.format.mediumelectronicen
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoeng
dc.rightsThis thesis was part of a retrospective digitization project authorized by the Texas A&M University Libraries. Copyright remains vested with the author(s). It is the user's responsibility to secure permission from the copyright holder(s) for re-use of the work beyond the provision of Fair Use.en
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dc.subjectEducational Psychologyen
dc.subject.classification1981 Dissertation C635
dc.subject.lcshRelaxationen
dc.subject.lcshHypnotismen
dc.subject.lcshBiofeedback trainingen
dc.titleA comparison of hypnosis, frontalis EMG biofeedback, and the two combined for training relaxationen
dc.typeThesisen
thesis.degree.disciplineEducational Psychologyen
thesis.degree.grantorTexas A&M Universityen
thesis.degree.nameDoctor of Philosophyen
thesis.degree.levelDoctoralen
thesis.degree.levelDoctorialen
dc.contributor.committeeMemberAsh, Michael J.
dc.contributor.committeeMemberBourgeois, A. E.
dc.contributor.committeeMemberHope, Lannes
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dc.format.digitalOriginreformatted digitalen
dc.publisher.digitalTexas A&M University. Libraries


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