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Example of Guided Imagery

Guided imagery has a range of meanings, depending on context and particular areas of psychological or spiritual. It also has a working function in alternative medicine. In conventional medicine, it's recognized as a form of patient therapy.

Psychology: Guided affective imagery is a psycho-therapeutic method using descriptive imagery, sometimes involving multiple sensory use as a positive element in treatment. Also used as positive reinforcement for treatment of some medical conditions.

Spiritual: Meditation technique, used with Tarot in some cases.

Alternative medicine: Used as positive force in various ways in the treatment of disease, stress reduction, reality constructs for self awareness.

Examples of Guided Imagery:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guided_affective_imagery
http://www.umm.edu/sleep/relax_tech.htm#d
http://www.mcw.edu/fastFact/ff_211.htm
http://cancer.ucsd.edu/Outreach/PublicEducation/CAMs/guidedimagery.asp