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Title:
Medical hypnosis : an introduction and clinical guide
Author:
Temes, Roberta.
Publication Information:
New York : Churchill Livingstone, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
x, 166 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780443060106
Format :
Book

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Central Library RC495 .M43 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Summary

This unique, new resource presents abundant, specific ways in which hypnosis can be incorporated into medical specialty practices. It explores the history of clinical hypnosis as well as todays cutting-edge applications. Grounded in solid scientific research, well-respected, world-class practitioners explain how they apply this non-invasive, non-pharmacological technique to dentistry, nursing, psychotherapy, surgery, oncology, emergency medicine, pediatrics and other specialties. Organized by specialty area for quick reference to relevant information. Discusses how hypnosis makes patient management easier, relieving claustrophobia during an MRI and relaxing the child or emergency room patient. Shows how hypnosis aids pain management, patient compliance to medical regimens, reduces nausea in pregnancy, and prepares mothers for childbirth. Considers the special needs of the asthmatic patient and what the hypnotist should avoid saying. Provides case studies of situations well-suited for hypnosis. Reports on the latest research in mind/body studies including psychoimmunology and intentional immunomodulation. Explains the many benefits of pre-surgical hypnosis such as faster recovery times, and less post-surgical medication.


Table of Contents

Part 1 The Mind/Body Connection
Welcometo Hypnosis
What Is Hypnosis? The History and Development of Medical Hypnosis
Psychoneuroimmunology
Part 2 Hypnosis and the Medical Specialty
Surgery
Emergency Medicine
Gynecology and Obstetrics
Pediatrics
Radiology
Oncology
Pulmonology
Part 3 Hypnosis and Other Healthcare Professions
Dentistry
Nursing
Psychotherapy

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