The effects of relaxation creative visualization on a recovering addicted person

Pearline Walker, Clark Atlanta University

Abstract

The overall objective of this single systems research project was to reduce anger associated with a recovering cocaine addicted person. The study introduced Relaxation Creative Visualization Technique as a method for decreasing the intensity of anger displayed by the participant. The State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory (STAXI) was used to measure anger as a situational emotional response (state) and as predispositional quality (trait).