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Stress Less: Relaxation Enhancement Manuals | South Central MIRECC

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This brief relaxation intervention is meant to provide short-term symptom relief for anxiety and stress.

  • Recommended as an adjunct to established first-line treatment approaches
  • Includes manuals for therapists and Veterans
  • Therapist manual covers a comprehensive Relaxation Enhancement protocol that includes relaxation practices, resources, strategies, and a log
  • Veteran manual can serve as a self-help resource to identify reasons to stress less
  • Updated 2019



Developed By

C. Laurel Franklin, PhD; Shelia Corrigan, PhD; Jessica L. Chambliss, MS, CRC; Stephanie Repasky, PsyD; Madeline Uddo, PhD; Jessica Walton, PhD; and Karin E. Thompson, PhD.


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Last updated: September 30, 2019