Date of Award


Document Type




First Advisor

Dr. R. Brown

Second Advisor

Ms. Tona Wright

Third Advisor

Dr. C.K. Locke


In order to determine the feasibility of using self-hypnosis and massage in reducing tension, a survey of modern literature was made. Massage was shown to reduce tightness and soreness in muscles while self-hypnosis served to guide the individual into a state of relaxation. Techniques and methodology were explored and a compilation was given.



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