Unformatted text preview: 8. Mantra – A sound or phrase that is repeated in the mind to help produce a meditative state. 9. Placebo effect – healing that results from a person’s belief in a treatment that has no medicinal value. 10. Psychosomatic illnesses – Physical illnesses brought on by negative mental states such as stress or emotional upset. 11. Relaxation response – The physiological changes in the body that result from mental relaxation techniques. 12. Somatization – Occurrence of physical symptoms without any bodily disease or injury being present. 13. Somatization disorder - Prolonged pain and other symptoms that are not caused by disease or injury....
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- Spring '08
- Psychology, particular physiological function, mental relaxation techniques