Research Updates: hypnosis

Below are short extracts from research updates about this subject - select more to read each item.

  1. Issue 70

    WILLIAMS and GRUZELIER, Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, London, UK and Psychology Group, School of Health and Social Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, CV1 5FB, UK,


  2. Issue 68

    GILLANI and SMITH, Roosevelt University Stress Institute, Chicago, IL 60605, USA, attempted to rigorously map the psychological effects of Zen meditation among experienced practitioners.


  3. Issue 65

    TRAVIS and PEARSON, Psychology Department, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, IA 52557, USA explored subjective reports and physiological correlates of the experience of 'c1


  4. Issue 65

    BRAFFMAN and KIRSCH, Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269-1020, USA investigated hypnotic and nonhypnotic suggestibility in two experiments.


  5. Issue 65

    VIDAKOVIC VUKIC, Sint Lucas Ziekenhuis, Department of Internal Medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands investigated hypnotherapy in the treatment of patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) .


  6. Issue 63

    KOSSLYN and colleagues, Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA, investigated whether hypnosis can modulate (modify1


  7. Issue 63

    KALT, (No information re. affiliation/institution) reviewed (40 references) a number of key experiments and case studies relating to psychoneuroimmunology .


  8. Issue 63

    EIMER, Alternative Behavior Associates, Philadelphia, PA 19115, USA, reviews (77 references) four specific applications of hypnosis that can enhan1


  9. Issue 63

    SIMON and LEWIS, Department of Psychology, Multi-Disciplinary Pain Clinic, Tripler Regional Medical Center, University of Hawaii, Hawaii, USA, examined the 1


  10. Issue 63

    Rayman, Centre for Nutrition and Food Safety, School of Biological Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK. discussed the importance of selenium to human health .


  11. Issue 63

    TOOLEY and colleagues, School of Psychology, La Trobe University, Victoria, Bundoora, Australia, investigated whether a period of meditation could influence plasma melatonin levels.


  12. Issue 57

    GREEN and LYNN, Ohio State University, Lima 45804, USA have reviewed (96 references) the evidence for hypnosis and suggestion-based approaches to smoking cessation.


  13. Issue 57

    LYNN and colleagues, Psychology Department, State University of New York at Binghamton 13902, USA, have reviewed the evidence for hypnosis as an empirically supported clinical intervention.


  14. Issue 57

    MONTGOMERY, DUHAMEL and REDD, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029-6574, USA. guy.montgomery@mssm.eduĀ investigated the effectiveness1


  15. Issue 57

    PINNELL and COVINO, Arizona School of Professional Psychology, USA have reviewed the use of hypnosis in medicine.


  16. Issue 54

    SHENEFELT, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa 33612 USA. writes that hypnosis has been used since ancient times to treat medical and dermatological (skin) problems. The authors 1


  17. Issue 54

    LYNN and SHERMAN, Psychology Department, State University of New York at Binghamton 13902 USA reviews (90 references) and documents the contributions and clinical relevance of influential sociocognitive models of hypnosis.


  18. Issue 54

    BARBER, Research Institute, Ashland MA 01721 USA reviews (165 references) the literature regarding clinical hypnosis.


  19. Issue 54

    ANTONI and colleagues, Department of Psychology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124 USA. studied the effects of a multimodal cognitive-behavioural stress management (CBSM) intervention upon mood, stress, and im1


  20. Issue 43

    POTTS and colleagues, University Department of Psychiatry, Royal Edinburgh Hospital UK used a psychological treatment regime to treat patients with chest pain despite normal cardiac measures .


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