Gary Elkins

Summary

Affiliation: Baylor University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Hypnotherapy for the management of chronic pain
    Gary Elkins
    Texas A and M University College of Medicine, Scott and White Clinic and Hospital, Temple, Texas, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 55:275-87. 2007
  2. ncbi Cognitive hypnotherapy for pain management
    Gary Elkins
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Baylor University, Waco, Texas 76798, USA
    Am J Clin Hypn 54:294-310. 2012
  3. ncbi Hypnosis to manage anxiety and pain associated with colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening: Case studies and possible benefits
    Gary Elkins
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Baylor University, Waco, Texas 76798 7334, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 54:416-31. 2006
  4. pmc Hypnosis for hot flashes among postmenopausal women study: a study protocol of an ongoing randomized clinical trial
    Gary R Elkins
    Mind Body Medicine Research Laboratory, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, One Bear Place 97334, Baylor University, Waco, TX, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:92. 2011
  5. doi A pilot investigation of guided self-hypnosis in the treatment of hot flashes among postmenopausal women
    Gary Elkins
    Mind Body Medicine Research Laboratory, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76798, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 61:342-50. 2013
  6. pmc Feasibility of clinical hypnosis for the treatment of Parkinson's disease: a case study
    Gary Elkins
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76798, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 61:172-82. 2013
  7. pmc Clinical hypnosis in the treatment of postmenopausal hot flashes: a randomized controlled trial
    Gary R Elkins
    Mind Body Medicine Research Laboratory, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76798, USA
    Menopause 20:291-8. 2013
  8. ncbi Initial development of a brief measure of psychological distress
    Gary R Elkins
    Baylor University, 77 Cottonwood, Waco, Texas 76706, USA
    Psychol Rep 110:218-26. 2012
  9. pmc Hypnotherapy intervention for loin pain hematuria: a case study
    Gary R Elkins
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76798, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 60:111-20. 2012
  10. ncbi Pilot evaluation of hypnosis for the treatment of hot flashes in breast cancer survivors
    Gary Elkins
    Mind Body Cancer Research Program, Scott and White Memorial Hospital, Temple, TX, USA
    Psychooncology 16:487-92. 2007

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc Hypnotherapy for the management of chronic pain
    Gary Elkins
    Texas A and M University College of Medicine, Scott and White Clinic and Hospital, Temple, Texas, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 55:275-87. 2007
    ..Implications of the findings for future clinical research and applications are discussed...
  2. ncbi Cognitive hypnotherapy for pain management
    Gary Elkins
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Baylor University, Waco, Texas 76798, USA
    Am J Clin Hypn 54:294-310. 2012
    ..Implications for clinical practice and research are discussed in light of the accumulating evidence in support of the efficacy and effectiveness of cognitive hypnotherapy for pain management...
  3. ncbi Hypnosis to manage anxiety and pain associated with colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening: Case studies and possible benefits
    Gary Elkins
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Baylor University, Waco, Texas 76798 7334, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 54:416-31. 2006
    ..Results suggest that hypnosis appears to be a feasible method to manage anxiety and pain associated with colonoscopy, reduces the need for sedation, and may have other benefits such as reduced vasovagal events and recovery time...
  4. pmc Hypnosis for hot flashes among postmenopausal women study: a study protocol of an ongoing randomized clinical trial
    Gary R Elkins
    Mind Body Medicine Research Laboratory, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, One Bear Place 97334, Baylor University, Waco, TX, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:92. 2011
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  5. doi A pilot investigation of guided self-hypnosis in the treatment of hot flashes among postmenopausal women
    Gary Elkins
    Mind Body Medicine Research Laboratory, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76798, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 61:342-50. 2013
    ..001) on average. Guided self-hypnosis reduced perceived hot flashes in the pilot study with postmenopausal women supporting the possible feasibility and potential benefit of the intervention...
  6. pmc Feasibility of clinical hypnosis for the treatment of Parkinson's disease: a case study
    Gary Elkins
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76798, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 61:172-82. 2013
    ..These findings suggest clinical hypnosis is potentially feasible and beneficial treatment for some Parkinson's symptoms. Further investigation with diverse samples and an ambulatory monitoring device is warranted...
  7. pmc Clinical hypnosis in the treatment of postmenopausal hot flashes: a randomized controlled trial
    Gary R Elkins
    Mind Body Medicine Research Laboratory, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76798, USA
    Menopause 20:291-8. 2013
    ..This study reports the results of a randomized controlled trial of clinical hypnosis for treating vasomotor symptoms among postmenopausal women...
  8. ncbi Initial development of a brief measure of psychological distress
    Gary R Elkins
    Baylor University, 77 Cottonwood, Waco, Texas 76706, USA
    Psychol Rep 110:218-26. 2012
    ..After evaluation of factor structure, item analyses, and reliability estimates, a redacted 19-item scale was identified...
  9. pmc Hypnotherapy intervention for loin pain hematuria: a case study
    Gary R Elkins
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76798, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 60:111-20. 2012
    ..At follow-up, results indicated clinically significant decreases in pain, anxiety, and depression with nearly complete remission of presenting symptoms...
  10. ncbi Pilot evaluation of hypnosis for the treatment of hot flashes in breast cancer survivors
    Gary Elkins
    Mind Body Cancer Research Program, Scott and White Memorial Hospital, Temple, TX, USA
    Psychooncology 16:487-92. 2007
    ..A randomized, controlled clinical trial is planned to more definitively elucidate the efficacy and applicability of hypnosis for reducing hot flashes...
  11. pmc Randomized trial of a hypnosis intervention for treatment of hot flashes among breast cancer survivors
    Gary Elkins
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76798, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:5022-6. 2008
    ..A well-tolerated and effective mind-body treatment for hot flashes would be of great value. On the basis of previous case studies, this study was developed to evaluate the effect of a hypnosis intervention for hot flashes...
  12. doi Preferences for hypnotic imagery for hot-flash reduction: a brief communication
    Gary Elkins
    Mind Body Medicine Research Laboratory, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Baylor University, Waco, Texas 76798, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 58:345-9. 2010
    ..0%). It is recommended that clinicians using hypnosis for reduction of hot flashes attend to patients' preferences as specific imagery may moderate the effectiveness of hypnosis for hot flashes...
  13. pmc Perceived stress among nursing and administration staff related to accreditation
    Gary Elkins
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76708 7334, USA
    Clin Nurs Res 19:376-86. 2010
    ..Nurses in hospital administration and management positions may experience workplace stress, which can have important consequences on the health and well-being...
  14. doi Mind-body therapies in integrative oncology
    Gary Elkins
    Mind Body Medicine Research Laboratory, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Baylor University, 77 Cottonwood Drive, Waco, TX 76706, USA
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 11:128-40. 2010
    ..The evidence is sufficient to recommend further investigation and adoption of these techniques in mainstream oncology care...
  15. ncbi Can hypnosis reduce hot flashes in breast cancer survivors? A literature review
    Gary Elkins
    Scott and White Hospital and Clinic, Temple, TX 76508, USA
    Am J Clin Hypn 47:29-42. 2004
    ..However this intervention has not been adequately studied. We discuss an NIH-funded randomized clinical trial of hypnosis for hot flashes in breast cancer survivors that is presently being conducted...
  16. pmc Hypnosis for Acute Procedural Pain: A Critical Review
    Cassie Kendrick
    a Baylor University, Waco, Texas, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 64:75-115. 2016
    ..However, interpretations are limited by considerable risk of bias. Further studies using minimally effective control conditions and systematic control of intervention dose and timing are required to strengthen conclusions. ..
  17. ncbi Prevalence of anxiety among patients undergoing colorectal surgery
    Gary Elkins
    Mind Body Health Research Program, Scott and White Memorial Hospital and Clinic, Temple, TX 76505, USA
    Psychol Rep 95:657-8. 2004
    ..The correlations for scores on presurgical Trait Anxiety with postsurgical pain and Trait Anxiety scores were significant (p<.01) but not that for pre- and postsurgical State Anxiety..
  18. ncbi Intensive hypnotherapy for smoking cessation: a prospective study
    Gary Elkins
    Scott and White Memorial Hospital and Clinic, Temple, Texas, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 54:303-15. 2006
    ..The rates of point prevalence smoking cessation, as confirmed by carbon-monoxide measurements for the intensive hypnotherapy group, was 40% at the end of treatment; 60% at 12 weeks, and 40% at 26 weeks (p < .05)...
  19. pmc Anxiety Reduction Among Breast-Cancer Survivors Receiving Hypnotic Relaxation Therapy for Hot Flashes
    Alisa J Johnson
    a Baylor University, Waco, Texas, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 64:377-90. 2016
    ..These data provide initial support for the use of hypnotic relaxation therapy to reduce anxiety among breast-cancer survivors. ..
  20. doi The Elkins Hypnotizability Scale: Assessment of Reliability and Validity
    Zoltán Kekecs
    a Baylor University, Waco, Texas, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 64:285-304. 2016
    ..86). Results indicate that the EHS is a reliable and valid tool to assess hypnotizability. Further research is needed to establish its role as a surrogate for the SHSS:C. ..
  21. ncbi Noncompliance with behavioral recommendations following bariatric surgery
    Gary Elkins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Scott and White Memorial Hospital and Clinic, Scott, Temple, TX 76508, USA
    Obes Surg 15:546-51. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the rate of noncompliance with behavioral recommendations and to identify the incidence of psychological concerns following bariatric surgery...
  22. doi The Effectiveness of Psychosocial Interventions as Adjuncts to Orthopaedic Surgery: A Systematic Review Protocol
    Zoltán Kekecs
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Baylor University, Waco, TX, USA
    Musculoskeletal Care . 2016
    ....
  23. doi Duration of disease does not equally influence all aspects of quality of life in Parkinson's disease
    Jared F Benge
    Plummer Movement Disorders Center, Neurosciences Institute, Baylor Scott and White Hospital, 2401 S 31st Street, Temple, TX 76508, USA Department of Internal Medicine, Texas A and M Health Sciences Center, Temple, TX, USA Electronic address
    J Clin Neurosci 28:102-6. 2016
    ..Clinicians and researchers may need to tailor interventions intended to improve HRQoL at different domains as the disease progresses. ..
  24. ncbi Complementary and alternative medicine use by psychiatric inpatients
    Gary Elkins
    Mind Body Cancer Research Program, Scott and White Memorial Hospital and Clinic, Temple 76508, USA
    Psychol Rep 96:163-6. 2005
    ..CAM therapies were used for a variety of reasons ranging from treatment of anxiety and depression to weight loss. However, most respondents indicated they did not discuss such use with their psychiatrist or psychotherapist...
  25. doi Hypnotic Relaxation Therapy and Sexual Function in PostmenopausalWomen: Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial
    Aimee K Johnson
    a Baylor University, Waco, Texas, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 64:213-24. 2016
    ..Improvements showed a slight increase at the Week 12 follow-up. The results of this analysis provide initial support for the use of hypnotic relaxation therapy to improve sexual function in postmenopausal women...
  26. ncbi Use of a numeric visual analog anxiety scale among patients undergoing colorectal surgery
    Gary Elkins
    Texas A and M University, Scott and White Clinic Hospital, USA
    Clin Nurs Res 13:237-44. 2004
    ..The NVAAS also has the advantage of being convenient and easy to use at bedside, increasing its clinical utility in medical nursing care...
  27. ncbi The integration of hypnosis into a model of palliative care
    Joel Marcus
    Mind Body Cancer Research Program and Center for Cancer Prevention and Care, Scott and White Memorial Hospital and Clinic
    Integr Cancer Ther 2:365-70. 2003
    ..Other focuses include assisting the patient with the psychological adjustment to their noncurative and ultimately final state...
  28. ncbi A model of hypnotic intervention for palliative care
    Joel Marcus
    Mind Body Cancer Research Program and Center for Cancer Care and Prevention, Texas A and M University, System Health Science Center, College of Medicine, USA
    Adv Mind Body Med 19:24-7. 2003
    ..The four stages of the matrix are: (1) The Initial Crisis, (2) Transition, (3) Acceptance, and (4) Preparation for Death. Hypnotic interventions are tailored to each stage in the crisis matrix...