Franklin Stein, Suzanne Nikolic; Teaching Stress Management Techniques to a Schizophrenic Patient. Am J Occup Ther 1989;43(3):162–169. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.43.3.162
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This paper describes a stress management training program used with a 26-year-old schizophrenic man attending an outpatient day care program. In a seven-session program the patient was taught to use various techniques in muscle relaxation and biofeedback to decrease anxiety and to cope with stress. The patient’s improvement on 7 of the 20 items of the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory demonstrated the effectiveness of even a short-term stress management program.
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