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exploration of the experience of using personalized guided imagery to prepare for surgery

Dorothea Dobbs Gaither

exploration of the experience of using personalized guided imagery to prepare for surgery

by Dorothea Dobbs Gaither

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Imagery (Psychology),
  • Psychosynthesis.,
  • Surgery -- Psychological aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDorothea Dobbs Gaither.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 253, [20] leaves.
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18641464M

      Guided imagery, sometimes known as "visualization," is a technique in which a person imagines pictures, sounds, smells, and other sensations associated with reaching a goal. Imagining being in a certain environment or situation can activate the senses, producing a physical or psychological effect. Guided imagery is a form of focused relaxation that helps create harmony between the mind and body. It is a way of focusing your imagination to create calm, peaceful images in your mind, thereby providing a “mental escape.” Guided imagery provides a powerful psychological strategy that enhances a .

    Guided imagery MP3 and video scripts to help you improve skills, reduce stress, and overcome panic can be played directly in your internet browser for your convenience. Audio may be played below for free. Guided imagery downloads may also be purchased for $3 each and downloaded to your computer by clicking "add to cart.". Personalized Guided Imagery – Made Just For You! With Personalized Guided Imagery, we create a custom guided imagery recording specifically tailored to your needs. A personalized program can help you overcome specific challenges, and become healthier, happier, and more successful. When you complete your order, you’ll tell us things like.

    Guided imagery has been found to be useful in cancer care. Patients using this technique have been able to reduce side effects of their cancer therapies. Preparing for surgery provides another opportunity for the use of guided imagery. It's use helps patients reduce anxiety and fear and offers people a greater sense of control prior to surgery. GUIDED IMAGERY: AN INTRODUCTION – by Kevin Berrill, LCSW. Guided imagery refers to a variety of gentle but powerful techniques, including visualization and sensory experiencing, to help you, the listener, feel greater calm ease, as well as relief from physical distress.


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Exploration of the experience of using personalized guided imagery to prepare for surgery by Dorothea Dobbs Gaither Download PDF EPUB FB2

Preparing for Surgery is a meditation for relaxing but it is my impression that it does not go beyond relaxation to prevent and clear fears about surgery. Here are some of the statements in Track 3, preparing for a successful surgery.

Track 4 for your day of surgery is very similar. Let yourself begin to relax in your own way/5(42). Using guided imagery to prepare for surgery You need surgery. Those are some of the most stressful words you can hear when it comes to your health, but knowing how to approach your surgery in a calm, relaxed state of mind can help keep your anxiety about your procedure at ease.

The term “guided imagery” refers to a wide variety of mind/body techniques, including simple visualization and direct suggestion using imagery, metaphor and story-telling, fantasy exploration, game playing, dream interpretation, drawing, and “active imagination,” where elements of the unconscious are invited to appear as images that can.

What is guided imagery. Guided imagery is a proven form of focused relaxation that helps create harmony between the mind and body.

Guided imagery coaches you in creating calm, peaceful images in your mind – a "mental escape." Guided imagery provides a powerful psychological strategy that enhances a person’s coping skills.

Belleruth Naparstek’s guided imagery surgery preparation audio program of soothing words is scored with calming music by Steven Mark Koh. The audio guides how to get ready for surgery by imagining a successful, safe and comfortable operation and recovery, complete with guided imagery suggestions and images of all the desired outcomes, including reduced bleeding, lower use of pain medication 99%(51).

A Guided Imagery Video by Barbara Fordyce, PHD from Aultman Hospital and Integrated Health and Wellness. Martin L. Rossman MD, in Integrative Medicine (Fourth Edition), Training. Simple guided imagery for relaxation and healing is generally safe if the guidelines provided are followed.

IGI is a powerful proprietary method of personal and psychological inquiry that can rapidly expose high levels of affect that can be overwhelming to certain patients. Practitioners desiring to use IGI. Guided Imagery for Groups: Fifty Visualizations That Promote Relaxation, Problem-Solving, Creativity, and Well-Being by Andrew E.

Schwartz | Aug 1, out of 5 stars RESEARCH FINDING USING GUIDED IMAGERY FOR Preparing for Surgery August, Scope and Cost of the Problem In the yearthere were almost 40 million surgeries performed in U.S. hospitals (Hall & Owings, ).

There were also million in-office surgery procedures inmany of which routinely use some sedation (M Hall & L Hall, ). Guided Imagery Meditation, Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital. Guided Imagery’s Effects on the Body.

Guided imagery has been found to provide significant stress reduction benefits, including physically relaxing the body quickly and efficiently and even helping participants get in touch with deeper levels of wisdom (held on a subconscious level) that would help them better manage their lives in ways that would reduce stress.

Thanks to this exploration, it’s now known that imagery has many applications in health care, particularly in the treatment of cancer patients. The Simontons delved into its benefits while working at a cancer research institute in Texas during the ’s and 80’s, studying the impact of visualization with patients.

Using Guided Imagery. What are the benefits of using guided imagery in surgery. Many studies have been done to look at how guided imagery practice helps patients who have surgery.

A study at the Cleveland Clinic found that patients who used guided imagery File Size: 99KB. This guided imagery script is for becoming more playful.

It begins by guiding you to relax your mind, and then use visualization, meditation, and guided imagery to get in touch with your inner playfulness.

If you would like to hear guided imagery scripts like these, listen to. Guided imagery. This involves thinking of a certain goal to help cope with health problems. Guided imagery is most often used as a relaxation technique.

It involves sitting or lying quietly and imagining yourself in a favorite peaceful setting such as a beach, meadow, or forest.

Imagery may be guided by direct suggestion from a qualified. Guided imagery (also known as Guided Affective Imagery, or KIP, Katathym-imaginative Psychotherapy) is a mind-body intervention by which a trained practitioner or teacher helps a participant or patient to evoke and generate mental images that simulate or re-create the sensory perception of sights, sounds, tastes, smells, movements, and images associated with touch, such as texture, temperature.

A brief imagery, and yet you had almost all your senses involved within moments. If your eyes had been closed, the experience would have been more vivid and intense. Imagery is a much more powerful experience than the mere expression of words.

If I had asked you to write down a description of a lemon, your mouth would not be watering. Outcomes Management Vol. 6 No. 3 Guided Imagery in Cardiac Surgery tapes with instructions that advised them to lis-ten several times a day.

The first tape contained. Guided imagery practices can help patients relax, improve sleep, prepare for surgery, experience greater clarity, compassion and gratitude and feel more calm, confident and comfortable.

Ohio State Integrative Medicine offers the following free guided imagery recordings, recorded by an advanced practitioner and behavioral health specialist.

Guided imagery is based on the concept that your body and mind are connected. Using all of your senses, your body seems to respond as though what you are imagining is real.

An example often used is to imagine an orange or a lemon in great detail—the smell, the color, the texture of the peel. Many group leaders are aware of the benefits of guided imagery but have had little experience in the field. Here are some tips to help you use these scripts effectively.

Working with guided meditations Everyone is different, so each participant will experience guided imagery uniquely. These individual differences should be encouraged.

During a File Size: 1MB. Guided Imagery’s Effects on the Body. Guided imagery has been found to provide significant stress reduction benefits, including physically relaxing the body quickly and efficiently and even helping participants get in touch with deeper levels of wisdom (held on a subconscious level) that would help them better manage their lives in ways that would reduce stress.

He also can visualize and prepare for potential obstacles such as an unexpected gust of wind. One advantage of guided imagery is that you can create a scenario or script to fit specific situations.