Research Updates: hypnosis

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

  1. Issue 43

    GYSIN, (No affiliation provided) writes that chronic and episodic headaches in children and adolescents are a common problem, and that the growing resistance against the frequent use of drugs is quite justified. The author conducted a 1


  2. Issue 43

    BUCHSER, (No affiliation provided) conducted a controlled clinical trial to evaluate hypnosis and self-hypnosis as an adjuvant treatment for the instrumental and pharmacological management of chronic pain


  3. Issue 42

    ROBINSON and colleagues, Catholic Health Partners, Chicago, IL USA write that psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) is the study of the interrelationships among behaviour, neural and endocrine function1


  4. Issue 42

    GINANDES and ROSENTHAL, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, USA write that hypnosis has been applied to many medical interventions for functional and psychological improvements, but that it


  5. Issue 42

    ISERSON, Arizona Bioethics Programs and Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson 85718 USA writes that hypnosis can diminish pain and anxiety for many emergency 1


  6. Issue 42

    LEAHY and colleagues, Department of Gastroenterology, Royal Free Hospital London studied the effectiveness of a computer biofeedback game designed to teach deep relaxation for patients with irritable b1


  7. Issue 24

    MEURISSE and colleagues, Service de Chirurgie des Glandes Endocrines et Transplantation, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liege, Belgium performed 108 thyroidectomies (97 partial or unilateral and 11 bilateral) and 13 cervical explo1


  8. Issue 24

    ASHTON and colleagues, Department of Surgery, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University, New York NY USA conducted a study to evaluate the effects of self-hypnosis and its role in coronary artery bypass surgery<1


  9. Issue 24

    SCHREIBER, Rowan College of New Jersey USA studied whether group hypnosis would improve college students examination grades.


  10. Issue 20

    YUNG and KELTNER, Department of Health Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong compared the efficacy of muscle versus cognitive relaxation procedures to reduce blood pressure.


  11. Issue 20

    SCHULZ-STUBNER, Klinik fur Anasthesiologie und Intensivmedizin des Kreiskrankenhauses Grevenbroich Germany write that hypnosis can be an alternative to cerebral sedatives, especially in high-risk and fearful patients, 1


  12. Issue 20

    SOMMERS-FLANAGAN and SOMMERS-FLANAGAN, University of Montana, School of Education, Missoula USA describe a general approach called Wizard of Oz hypnotherapy.


  13. Issue 20

    MOORE and WIESNER, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland California USA studied the effectiveness of behaviourally-induced vasodilation hypnosis incorporating biofeedback and autogenics for the trea1


  14. Issue 20

    JOHNSON and KARKUT write that studies of hypnotic, covert and overt aversive techniques have yielded equivocal results regarding effect upon weight loss and examined the use of combina1


  15. Issue 20

    FIELD and colleagues, Touch Research Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida USA studied the use of massage for anxiety and alertness.


  16. Issue 20

    STENSTROM and colleagues, Department of Rheumatology, Malarsjukhuset, Eskilstuna, Sweden compared dynamic training versus muscle relaxation for patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases.


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