Tag: "hypnosis" at medical news
Brain imaging studies investigate pain reduction by hypnosis
has been shown to reduce pain perception, it is no...l magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to find out if hypnosis
alters brain activity in a way that might explain pain reduction. The results are reported in the No...
Researcher explores ways to make hypnosis a more effective therapeutic technique
...n the popular imagination, a person who submits to hypnosis
falls into a trance. The subject slavishly follows...ything that happened during the session. Actually, hypnosis
is not like that at all, said Lynn, who has devoted much of his career to establishing a clear, scie...
Complementary & alternative medicine use
...h as acupuncture, biofeedback, energy healing, and hypnosis
remained essentially unchanged between 1997 and 2002, while the use of homeopathy, high-dose vitamins, chiropractic, and massage therapy declined slightly. Since many CAM therapies are paid out-of-pocket by consumers, the authors suggest that some of...
Stanford study shows hypnosis helps kids undergoing difficult procedure
... less traumatic," she said. Researchers found that hypnosis
lessened distress in Hannah and other young patien...," said Miller. Many clinical reports suggest that hypnosis
can make it easier to quit smoking, reduce the pain of cancer and giving birth and help reduce the s...
Thanks for the memories: cinematic portrayal of amnesia is profoundly misleading
...llie Baxendale. Movies also promote the idea that hypnosis
or contact with a familiar object are ways out of the condition, but this is rarely the case. Conversely, one of the more accurate portrayals of amnesia in films was the animated character Dory in last year's Finding Nemo (2003) says Dr Baxendale. T...
Award-winning research affirms use of hypnosis in eliminating pain
...ws from previous research that some people can use hypnosis
to eliminate or ameliorate pain. Her quest now is... has such a presence in the international world of hypnosis
research and has made such lasting contributions that she received the 2003 Ernest R. Hilgard Award ...
Hypnosis doesn't improve pain relief strategies
...ne can take the sting out of mild pain, but adding hypnosis
to the mix does not make such techniques more effective, according to a new report in Health Psychology. Leonard S. Milling, Ph.D., of the University of Hartford and colleagues, compared five different behavioral treatments for finger pain delivered ...
Demystifying irritable bowel syndrome
...ognitive behavioural treatment, psychotherapy, and hypnosis
could provide long-lasting benefit in some patients. Tricyclic antidepressants in low doses seem to be the most effective class of drugs for the disorder on the basis of limited data. Robin Spiller comments: "Irritable bowel syndrome is a major caus...
Relaxation techniques ease side effects for cancer patients in treatment
... techniques such as progressive muscle relaxation, hypnosis
and mental imagery. Relaxation techniques can also reduce tension, depression and anxiety, yet few cancer treatment programs use these techniques on a regular basis. Relaxation techniques learned prior to undergoing cancer treatment proved more eff...
Hypnosis helps patients control stress and anxiety, UF researchers say
...chologist Paul Schauble found that women who learn hypnosis
before delivering babies suffer fewer complication...conference in Washington, D.C., said that although hypnosis
has been used in medicine before, it typically has not been done in a group setting or to prepare pa...
Alternative therapy at state expense: Study looks at Medicaid coverage of nonconventional care for children
... ranging from chiropractic care and biofeedback to hypnosis
and naturopathy, an alternative form of health care that focuses on natural healing methods. The percentage of states that have agreed to pay for such services ranges from 74 percent for chiropractic down to 11 percent for naturopathy. Several stat...
Hypnosis reduces surgical pain and time, improves safety
...n, using drugs as needed for pain and anxiety. The hypnosis
group fared best by most measures, but the patient...ed flat in the self-hypnotic group.The benefits of hypnosis
exceeded those of extra attention in shorter surgical time. Procedures were 17 minutes faster in the...
'Alternative' Medicine Becoming Mainstream, UF Study Finds
...ractice clinic offersacupuncture, massage therapy, hypnosis
and relaxation techniques. "There is a tremendous amount of individuality in how integrativetreatments are presented to students by the faculty," Neims said. "Someinclude quite a bit of information and others are quite resistant to it,seeing it as a ...