hypnosis

Summary

Summary: A state of increased receptivity to suggestion and direction, initially induced by the influence of another person.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Hypnotizability in acute stress disorder
    R A Bryant
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052 Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 158:600-4. 2001
  2. ncbi Cellular and humoral immunity, mood and exam stress: the influences of self-hypnosis and personality predictors
    J Gruzelier
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience and Behaviour, Imperial College Medical School, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RF, UK
    Int J Psychophysiol 42:55-71. 2001
  3. ncbi Understanding hypnosis metacognitively: rTMS applied to left DLPFC increases hypnotic suggestibility
    Zoltan Dienes
    Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Cortex 49:386-92. 2013
  4. ncbi Adjunctive non-pharmacological analgesia for invasive medical procedures: a randomised trial
    E V Lang
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School, Department of Radiology, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Lancet 355:1486-90. 2000
  5. ncbi Dissociation in hysteria and hypnosis: evidence from cognitive neuroscience
    Vaughan Bell
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Box P050, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:332-9. 2011
  6. ncbi Meditation with yoga, group therapy with hypnosis, and psychoeducation for long-term depressed mood: a randomized pilot trial
    Lisa D Butler
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 571, USA
    J Clin Psychol 64:806-20. 2008
  7. ncbi Hypnosis treatment for severe irritable bowel syndrome: investigation of mechanism and effects on symptoms
    Olafur S Palsson
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7080 USA
    Dig Dis Sci 47:2605-14. 2002
  8. ncbi Suggestibility or hypnosis: what do our scales really measure?
    I Kirsch
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269 1020, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 45:212-25. 1997
  9. ncbi The predictive utility of hypnotizability: the change in suggestibility produced by hypnosis
    Leonard S Milling
    Department of Psychology, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:126-30. 2010
  10. ncbi Biofeedback, cognitive-behavioral methods, and hypnosis in dermatology: is it all in your mind?
    Philip D Shenefelt
    Division of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Dermatol Ther 16:114-22. 2003

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Publications285 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Hypnotizability in acute stress disorder
    R A Bryant
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052 Australia
    Am J Psychiatry 158:600-4. 2001
    ..This study investigated the relationship between acute dissociative reactions to trauma and hypnotizability...
  2. ncbi Cellular and humoral immunity, mood and exam stress: the influences of self-hypnosis and personality predictors
    J Gruzelier
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience and Behaviour, Imperial College Medical School, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RF, UK
    Int J Psychophysiol 42:55-71. 2001
    The effects of self-hypnosis training on immune function and mood were examined in medical students at exam time...
  3. ncbi Understanding hypnosis metacognitively: rTMS applied to left DLPFC increases hypnotic suggestibility
    Zoltan Dienes
    Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Cortex 49:386-92. 2013
    According to the cold control theory of hypnosis (Dienes and Perner, 2007), hypnotic response occurs because of inaccurate higher order thoughts of intending...
  4. ncbi Adjunctive non-pharmacological analgesia for invasive medical procedures: a randomised trial
    E V Lang
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School, Department of Radiology, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Lancet 355:1486-90. 2000
    ..We tested this assumption for patients undergoing percutaneous vascular and renal procedures in a prospective, randomised, single-centre study...
  5. ncbi Dissociation in hysteria and hypnosis: evidence from cognitive neuroscience
    Vaughan Bell
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Box P050, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:332-9. 2011
    ..diagnosed as 'conversion disorder' or 'dissociative (conversion) disorder', and the temporary effects of hypnosis. While this idea has been largely ignored, recent cognitive neuroscience studies indicate that (i) ..
  6. ncbi Meditation with yoga, group therapy with hypnosis, and psychoeducation for long-term depressed mood: a randomized pilot trial
    Lisa D Butler
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 571, USA
    J Clin Psychol 64:806-20. 2008
    ..pilot study investigated the effects of meditation with yoga (and psychoeducation) versus group therapy with hypnosis (and psychoeducation) versus psychoeducation alone on diagnostic status and symptom levels among 46 individuals ..
  7. ncbi Hypnosis treatment for severe irritable bowel syndrome: investigation of mechanism and effects on symptoms
    Olafur S Palsson
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7080 USA
    Dig Dis Sci 47:2605-14. 2002
    b>Hypnosis improves irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), but the mechanism is unknown. Possible physiological and psychological mechanisms were investigated in two studies...
  8. ncbi Suggestibility or hypnosis: what do our scales really measure?
    I Kirsch
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269 1020, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 45:212-25. 1997
    Conceptually, hypnotizability has always been defined as the increase in suggestibility produced by hypnosis. In practice, hypnotizability is measured as suggestibility following a hypnotic induction...
  9. ncbi The predictive utility of hypnotizability: the change in suggestibility produced by hypnosis
    Leonard S Milling
    Department of Psychology, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:126-30. 2010
    ..The predictive utility of hypnotizability, conceptualized as the change in suggestibility produced by a hypnotic induction, was investigated in the suggested reduction of experimental pain...
  10. ncbi Biofeedback, cognitive-behavioral methods, and hypnosis in dermatology: is it all in your mind?
    Philip D Shenefelt
    Division of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Dermatol Ther 16:114-22. 2003
    ..b>Hypnosis may enhance the effects obtained by biofeedback...
  11. ncbi A review of the impact of hypnosis, relaxation, guided imagery and individual differences on aspects of immunity and health
    J H Gruzelier
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience and Behaviour, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK
    Stress 5:147-63. 2002
    ..Three recent investigations of the author and his colleagues with self-hypnosis training incorporating imagery of the immune system are outlined...
  12. pmc A comparison of self-hypnosis versus progressive muscle relaxation in patients with multiple sclerosis and chronic pain
    Mark P Jensen
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195 6490, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 57:198-221. 2009
    ..sclerosis (MS) and chronic pain we recruited into a quasi-experimental trial comparing the effects of self-hypnosis training (HYP) with progressive muscle relaxation (PMR) on pain intensity and pain interference; 8 received HYP ..
  13. ncbi Effects of self-hypnosis training and cognitive restructuring on daily pain intensity and catastrophizing in individuals with multiple sclerosis and chronic pain
    Mark P Jensen
    University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 59:45-63. 2011
    ..that included 4 sessions each of 4 different treatment modules: (a) an education control intervention; (b) self-hypnosis training (HYP); (c) cognitive restructuring (CR); and (d) a combined hypnosis-cognitive restructuring ..
  14. ncbi Hypnotic visual illusion alters color processing in the brain
    S M Kosslyn
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:1279-84. 2000
    This study was designed to determine whether hypnosis can modulate color perception. Such evidence would provide insight into the nature of hypnosis and its underlying mechanisms.
  15. ncbi Hypnosis decouples cognitive control from conflict monitoring processes of the frontal lobe
    Tobias Egner
    Functional MRI Research Center, Columbia University, Neurological Institute Box 108, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neuroimage 27:969-78. 2005
    b>Hypnosis can profoundly alter sensory awareness and cognitive processing...
  16. ncbi Focused analgesia in waking and hypnosis: effects on pain, memory, and somatosensory event-related potentials
    Vilfredo De Pascalis
    University of Rome La Sapienza, Department of Psychology, Via dei Marsi 78, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Pain 134:197-208. 2008
    ..in 12 high hypnotizable (HH), 12 medium hypnotizable (MH), and 12 low hypnotizable (LH) subjects during waking, hypnosis, and a cued eyes-open posthypnotic condition...
  17. ncbi Brain activation by central command during actual and imagined handgrip under hypnosis
    J W Williamson
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 8876, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 92:1317-24. 2002
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  18. ncbi The efficacy of hypnosis in the reduction of procedural pain and distress in pediatric oncology: a systematic review
    Matt R Wild
    Section of Psychological Medicine, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 25:207-13. 2004
    ..b>Hypnosis has been successfully employed in the management of pain and distress in the adult population, but is not well ..
  19. ncbi Gut-directed hypnotherapy: the Manchester approach for treatment of irritable bowel syndrome
    Wendy M Gonsalkorale
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital of South Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 54:27-50. 2006
    This article describes the particular approach of using hypnosis as an adjunct to treating irritable bowel syndrome, developed within the Department of Medicine at the University Hospital of South Manchester, UK, since the 1980s...
  20. ncbi Forging ahead: the 2003 APA Division 30 definition of hypnosis
    Joseph P Green
    The Ohio State University, Lima 45804, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 53:259-64. 2005
    The article describes the rationale for and the process of developing a new definition of hypnosis by the Society of Psychological Hypnosis, Division 30 of the American Psychological Association...
  21. ncbi Integration of hypnosis with acupuncture: possible benefits and case examples
    Noah Samuels
    Center for Integrative Complementary Medicine, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Clin Hypn 47:243-8. 2005
    ..b>Hypnosis can also help alleviate pain syndromes, and may have centrally mediated immunomodulatory effects...
  22. ncbi Effect of self-hypnosis on hay fever symptoms - a randomised controlled intervention study
    Wolf Langewitz
    Division of Psychosomatic Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Psychother Psychosom 74:165-72. 2005
    Many people suffer from hay fever symptoms. Hypnosis has proved to be a useful adjunct in the treatment of conditions where allergic phenomena have an important role.
  23. ncbi Freedom from smoking: integrating hypnotic methods and rapid smoking to facilitate smoking cessation
    J Barber
    Depts of Anesthesiology and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, 5738 35th Ave, NE, Seattle, WA 98105 2334, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 49:257-66. 2001
    ..Of 43 consecutive patients undergoing this treatment protocol, 39 reported remaining abstinent at follow-up (6 months to 3 years posttreatment)...
  24. ncbi Hypnosis prevents the cardiovascular response to cold pressor test
    Edoardo Casiglia
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani No 2, Padova, Italy
    Am J Clin Hypn 49:255-66. 2007
    ..The test was then repeated while the participants were under hypnosis and underwent HFA suggestions. Cardiovascular parameters were continuously monitored. Pain tolerance was 121...
  25. ncbi Hypnosis and neuroscience: a cross talk between clinical and cognitive research
    Amir Raz
    Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology, Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 1300 York Ave, PO Box 140, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:85-90. 2002
    Despite its long use in clinical settings, the checkered reputation of hypnosis has dimmed its promise as a research instrument...
  26. ncbi The science of meditation and the state of hypnosis
    Jean Holroyd
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Clin Hypn 46:109-28. 2003
    Two aspects of Buddhist meditation--concentration and mindfulness--are discussed in relationship to hypnosis. Mindfulness training facilitates the investigation of subjective responses to hypnosis...
  27. ncbi Cardiac autonomic regulation under hypnosis assessed by heart rate variability: spectral analysis and fractal complexity
    Andre E Aubert
    Laboratory of Experimental Cardiology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Neuropsychobiology 60:104-12. 2009
    This study examined the effects of hypnosis on autonomic cardiac control. We hypothesized a modification of autonomic modulation of the heart rate with an enhanced vagal tone during hypnosis compared to baseline.
  28. ncbi Clinical hypnosis for smoking cessation: preliminary results of a three-session intervention
    Gary R Elkins
    Texas A and M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 52:73-81. 2004
    This study presents preliminary data regarding hypnosis treatment for smoking cessation in a clinical setting. An individualized, 3-session hypnosis treatment is described...
  29. ncbi Functional brain imaging and the induction of traumatic recall: a cross-correlational review between neuroimaging and hypnosis
    Eric Vermetten
    University Medical Center, Central Military Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 52:280-312. 2004
    ..alterations during recall in patients with trauma disorders often resemble phenomena that are seen in hypnosis. In studies of emotional recall as well as in neuroimaging studies of hypnotic processes similar brain structures ..
  30. ncbi Hypnotic suggestion and the modulation of Stroop interference
    Amir Raz
    Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology, Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 1300 York Ave, Box 140, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:1155-61. 2002
    b>Hypnosis has been used clinically for hundreds of years and is primarily a phenomenon involving attentive receptive concentration. Cognitive science has not fully exploited hypnosis and hypnotic suggestion as experimental tools...
  31. ncbi Pharmacodynamic interaction between propofol and remifentanil regarding hypnosis, tolerance of laryngoscopy, bispectral index, and electroencephalographic approximate entropy
    Thomas W Bouillon
    Department of Anesthesia, Inselspital
    Anesthesiology 100:1353-72. 2004
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  32. ncbi [Hypnosis and anxiety problems]
    D Smaga
    HUG, Departement de Psychiatrie, Avenue Krieg 15, 1208 Genève
    Rev Med Suisse 6:330-3. 2010
    This article describes how hypnosis can be used as an efficient technique in treating patients with anxious disorders. Hypnosis can be used to achieve a better control of the anxious symptoms through relaxation...
  33. ncbi The effect of hypnosis on systemic and rectal mucosal measures of inflammation in ulcerative colitis
    Joel E Mawdsley
    Centre for Gastroenterology, Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Barts and The London, Queen Mary School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:1460-9. 2008
    ..Our aim was to study the effects of one session of hypnosis on the systemic and rectal mucosal inflammatory responses in patients with active ulcerative colitis (UC).
  34. pmc Beneficial effects of hypnosis and adverse effects of empathic attention during percutaneous tumor treatment: when being nice does not suffice
    Elvira V Lang
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:897-905. 2008
    To determine how hypnosis and empathic attention during percutaneous tumor treatments affect pain, anxiety, drug use, and adverse events.
  35. ncbi High expectation in non-evidence-based smoking cessation interventions among smokers--the CoLaus study
    Pedro Marques-Vidal
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, University Hospital Center and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Lausanne, 17 rue du Bugnon, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Prev Med 52:258-61. 2011
    ..To assess the preferred methods to quit smoking among current smokers...
  36. ncbi Effect of hypnosis on oral function and psychological factors in temporomandibular disorders patients
    R Abrahamsen
    Department of Clinical Oral Physiology, School of Dentistry, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Oral Rehabil 36:556-70. 2009
    This study investigated the effect of hypnosis in patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMD) with focus on oral function and psychological outcomes. Forty women (mean age +/- s.d.: 38.6 +/- 10...
  37. ncbi The cognitive modulation of pain: hypnosis- and placebo-induced analgesia
    Ron Kupers
    Center for Functionally Integrative Neuroscience CFIN, Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Prog Brain Res 150:251-69. 2005
    ..Placebo- and hypnosis-induced analgesia form two extreme examples of how cognitive processes may influence the pain sensation...
  38. ncbi Long-term success of GUT-directed group hypnosis for patients with refractory irritable bowel syndrome: a randomized controlled trial
    Gabriele Moser
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine III, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:602-9. 2013
    ..Gut-directed hypnotherapy (GHT) in individual sessions is highly effective in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). This study aimed to assess the long-term effect of GHT in group sessions for refractory IBS...
  39. ncbi Suggested visual hallucination without hypnosis enhances activity in visual areas of the brain
    William J McGeown
    Department of Psychology, University of Hull, UK
    Conscious Cogn 21:100-16. 2012
    ..suggestible participants reported successful alterations in color perception in both tasks, both in and out of hypnosis, and showed a small benefit if hypnosis was induced...
  40. ncbi Alternative smoking cessation aids: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Mehdi Tahiri
    Division of Cardiology, Jewish General Hospital McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Med 125:576-84. 2012
    ..Acupuncture, hypnotherapy, and aversive smoking are the most frequently studied alternative smoking cessation aids. These aids are often used as alternatives to pharmacotherapies for smoking cessation; however, their efficacy is unclear...
  41. pmc Group hypnotherapy versus group relaxation for smoking cessation: an RCT study protocol
    Maria Dickson-Spillmann
    Swiss Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 12:271. 2012
    ..b>Hypnosis has a long-standing reputation in smoking cessation therapy, but its efficacy has not been scientifically proven...
  42. ncbi Modulating the default mode network using hypnosis
    Quinton Deeley
    Kings College London, Institute of Psychiatry, United Kingdom
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 60:206-28. 2012
    ..However, the experiential and cognitive correlates of DMN remain difficult to investigate directly. Using hypnosis as a means of altering the resting ("default") state in conjunction with subjective measures and brain imaging, ..
  43. 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)...
  44. ncbi Comparison of different EEG features in estimation of hypnosis susceptibility level
    Golnaz Baghdadi
    Biomedical Engineering Department, Shahed University, Across Emam Khomeini Holy Shrine, Persian Gulf Highway, Tehran, Iran
    Comput Biol Med 42:590-7. 2012
    b>Hypnosis has long been known to be associated with heightened control over physical processes and researchers put it under consideration because of its usage as a therapeutic tool in many medical and psychological problems...
  45. ncbi Prokinetic effect of gut-oriented hypnosis on gastric emptying
    G Chiarioni
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rehabilitation Hospital of Valeggio s M, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 23:1241-9. 2006
    No data are available on the effect of hypnosis on gastric emptying.
  46. pmc Gut-directed hypnotherapy for irritable bowel syndrome: piloting a primary care-based randomised controlled trial
    Lesley Roberts
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Division of Primary Care, Public and Occupational Health, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 56:115-21. 2006
    ..Gut-directed hypnotherapy has been demonstrated to alleviate symptoms and improve quality of life but has not been assessed outside of secondary and tertiary referral centres...
  47. ncbi Hypnosis for irritable bowel syndrome: the quest for the mechanism of action
    Magnus Simren
    Dept of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 54:65-84. 2006
    ..The mechanisms of action explaining why hypnosis is effective for IBS are not altogether known, but recent studies have shed some light on this issue...
  48. ncbi The use of hypnosis to improve pain management during voluntary interruption of pregnancy: an open randomized preliminary study
    Isabelle Marc
    Chaire Lucie et André Chagnon pour l Avancement d Une approche intégrée en santé, Hôpital St François d Assise, CHUQ, Universite Laval, Quebec City, PQ, Canada
    Contraception 75:52-8. 2007
    ..This report describes an open randomized study that aims to determine whether a brief hypnotic intervention during first-trimester surgical abortion reduces requests for pain medication...
  49. pmc The existence of a hypnotic state revealed by eye movements
    Sakari Kallio
    School of Humanities and Informatics, University of Skovde, Skovde, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 6:e26374. 2011
    b>Hypnosis has had a long and controversial history in psychology, psychiatry and neurology, but the basic nature of hypnotic phenomena still remains unclear...
  50. ncbi Clinical hypnosis before external cephalic version
    Joscha Reinhard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Am J Clin Hypn 55:184-92. 2012
    ..This trial examines a clinical hypnosis intervention against standard medical care of women before ECV...
  51. pmc Neuro-hypnotism: prospects for hypnosis and neuroscience
    John F Kihlstrom
    University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Cortex 49:365-74. 2013
    The neurophysiological substrates of hypnosis have been subject to speculation since the phenomenon got its name...
  52. ncbi Hypnobo: perspectives on hypnosis and placebo
    Amir Raz
    Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute
    Am J Clin Hypn 50:29-36. 2007
    b>Hypnosis and placebo share in phenomenology. While hypnosis-like phenomena have a documented history going back thousands of years, accounts of placebo effects span several centuries...
  53. ncbi Descriptive outcomes of the American Lung Association of Ohio hypnotherapy smoking cessation program
    K Ahijevych
    Ohio State University, College of Nursing, Columbus 43210, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 48:374-87. 2000
    b>Hypnosis smoking cessation treatment is one type of program available to smokers. This paper describes a large randomly selected sample from such a program, which has not been previously reported...
  54. ncbi Hypnosis meets neuropsychology: simulating visuospatial neglect in healthy participants
    Konstantinos Priftis
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 49:3346-50. 2011
    ..The use of post-hypnotic suggestion could be applied to the study of many domains of cognitive neurosciences (e.g., neurocognitive rehabilitation)...
  55. ncbi Differential frontal-parietal phase synchrony during hypnosis as a function of hypnotic suggestibility
    Devin Blair Terhune
    Department of Psychology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Psychophysiology 48:1444-7. 2011
    ..We recorded EEG and self-reported state dissociation in control and hypnosis conditions in two sessions with low and highly suggestible participants...
  56. ncbi Hypnosis: a twilight zone of the top-down variety Few have never heard of hypnosis but most know little about the potential of this mind-body regulation technique for advancing science
    Amir Raz
    Institute for Community and Family Psychiatry, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E4, Canada
    Trends Cogn Sci 15:555-7. 2011
    An early form of psychotherapy, hypnosis has been tarnished by a checkered history: stage shows, movies and cartoons that perpetuate specious myths; and individuals who unabashedly write 'hypnotist' on their business cards...
  57. ncbi Using hypnosis to facilitate resolution of psychogenic excoriations in acne excoriée
    Philip D Shenefelt
    Division of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, MDC 079, College of Medicine, University of South Florida, 12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Am J Clin Hypn 46:239-45. 2004
    ..Conventional topical antibiotic treatment was used to treat the acne. Compared with other treatments for uncomplicated acne excoriée, hypnosis is relatively brief and cost-effective and is non-toxic in pregnancy.
  58. ncbi Fractal analysis of EEG in hypnosis and its relationship with hypnotizability
    Jun Seok Lee
    Kwandong University College of Medicine, Myongji Hospital, Gyunggi, Korea
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 55:14-31. 2007
    ..Further, the decrease in the scaling exponents during hypnosis was solely associated with the eye-roll sign within specific cortical areas (F3, C4, and O1/2) closely related to ..
  59. ncbi Hypnosis during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postnatal period for preventing postnatal depression
    Mitsuhiro Sado
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD009062. 2012
    ..As yet however, the effectiveness of hypnosis has not been evaluated in relation to this.
  60. ncbi Predictors of smoking abstinence following a single-session restructuring intervention with self-hypnosis
    D Spiegel
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94305
    Am J Psychiatry 150:1090-7. 1993
    ..This study examined the relation of smoking and medical history, social support, and hypnotizability to outcome of a smoking cessation program...
  61. ncbi Hypnosis and clinical pain
    David R Patterson
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98104, USA
    Psychol Bull 129:495-521. 2003
    b>Hypnosis has been demonstrated to reduce analogue pain, and studies on the mechanisms of laboratory pain reduction have provided useful applications to clinical populations...
  62. ncbi Ericksonian approaches to hypnosis and therapy: where are we now?
    W J Matthews
    University of Massachusetts Amherst
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 48:418-26; discussion 433-7. 2000
    Ericksonian approaches to psychotherapy and hypnosis have had a significant impact on many clinical practitioners over the last two decades...
  63. ncbi A randomized clinical trial of a brief hypnosis intervention to control side effects in breast surgery patients
    Guy H Montgomery
    Department of Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1130, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1304-12. 2007
    ..We carried out a randomized clinical trial to test the hypotheses that a brief presurgery hypnosis intervention would decrease intraoperative anesthesia and analgesic use and side effects associated with breast ..
  64. ncbi Somatosensory event-related potential and autonomic activity to varying pain reduction cognitive strategies in hypnosis
    V De Pascalis
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via dei Marsi 78, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 112:1475-85. 2001
    The issues of differential effects among cognitive strategies during hypnosis in the control of human pain are under active debate...
  65. ncbi A meta-analysis of hypnotically induced analgesia: how effective is hypnosis?
    G H Montgomery
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 48:138-53. 2000
    ..This study examines the effectiveness of hypnosis in pain management, compares studies that evaluated hypnotic pain reduction in healthy volunteers vs...
  66. ncbi Cost analysis of adjunct hypnosis with sedation during outpatient interventional radiologic procedures
    Elvira V Lang
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Ave, West Campus 308 CC, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Radiology 222:375-82. 2002
    ..To compare the cost of standard intravenous conscious sedation with that of sedation with adjunct self-hypnotic relaxation during outpatient interventional radiologic procedures...
  67. ncbi Eastern meditative techniques and hypnosis: a new synthesis
    Akira Otani
    University of Maryland Counseling Center, USA
    Am J Clin Hypn 46:97-108. 2003
    ..techniques, samatha, vipassana, Zen, and ton-len, will be described in reference to contemporary clinical hypnosis. In so doing, the Eastern healing framework out of which these techniques emerged is examined in comparison with ..
  68. ncbi Hypnosis for smoking cessation: a randomized trial
    Timothy P Carmody
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:811-8. 2008
    The purpose of this study was to determine whether hypnosis would be more effective in helping smokers quit than standard behavioral counseling when both interventions are combined with nicotine patches (NP)...
  69. ncbi EEG correlates of virtual reality hypnosis
    David White
    Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 57:94-116. 2009
    The study investigated hypnosis-related electroencephalographic (EEG) coherence and power spectra changes in high and low hypnotizables (Stanford Hypnotic Clinical Scale) induced by a virtual reality hypnosis (VRH) induction system...
  70. ncbi Ericksonian hypnosis in tinnitus therapy
    A Maudoux
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Liege, Belgium
    B-ENT 3:75-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effect of Ericksonian therapy on tinnitus..
  71. ncbi Oxytocin as a moderator of hypnotizability
    Richard A Bryant
    School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:162-6. 2012
    Since hypnosis was popularly recognized in the nineteenth century, the phenomenon of hypnotizability has remained poorly understood...
  72. ncbi Ericksonian hypnosis in tinnitus therapy: effects of a 28-day inpatient multimodal treatment concept measured by Tinnitus-Questionnaire and Health Survey SF-36
    U H Ross
    Practice for Otorhinolaryngology and Psychotherapy, Freiburg, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:483-8. 2007
    ..on subacute and chronic tinnitus of an inpatient multimodal treatment concept based on principles of Ericksonian hypnosis (EH) were examined by standardized criteria of the Tinnitus Questionnaire (TQ) and Health Survey (SF-36) within a ..
  73. ncbi Virtual reality hypnosis: a case report
    David R Patterson
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98104, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 52:27-38. 2004
    This preliminary case report explored the use of hypnosis induced through a 3-dimensional, immersive, computer-generated virtual reality (VR) world as a means to control pain and anxiety in a patient with a severe burn injury...
  74. ncbi Does the more vivid imagery of high hypnotizables depend on greater cognitive effort? A test of dissociation and social-cognitive theories of hypnosis
    Pamela Sadler
    Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 54:372-91. 2006
    ..These results support the dissociated-control theory of hypnosis rather than the dissociated-experience or social-cognitive theories.
  75. ncbi Can hypnosis differentiate epileptic from nonepileptic events in the video/EEG monitoring unit? Data from a pilot study
    Ahsan Y Khan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Kansas School of Medicine Wichita, Wichita, KS 67214, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 15:314-7. 2009
    ..Various procedures have been used to precipitate nonepileptic events. The goal of this study was to use hypnosis in seizure provocation and differentiation between epileptic and nonepileptic seizure events.
  76. ncbi Hypnosis delivered through immersive virtual reality for burn pain: A clinical case series
    David R Patterson
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 54:130-42. 2006
    ..of clinical patients to make hypnotic analgesia less effortful for patients and to increase the efficiency of hypnosis by eliminating the need for the presence of a trained clinician...
  77. ncbi Crime, hysteria and belle époque hypnotism: the path traced by Jean-Martin Charcot and Georges Gilles de la Tourette
    Julien Bogousslavsky
    Department of Neurology and Neurorehabilitation, Clinique Valmont, Genolier Swiss Medical Network, Glion Montreux, Switzerland
    Eur Neurol 62:193-9. 2009
    ..was not a diagnostic feature of hysteria and that there were real-life examples of murders suggested under hypnosis, while hypnosis susceptibility was identified with hysteria by Charcot and Gilles de la Tourette, who saw rape as ..
  78. pmc Efficacy of hypnosis/guided imagery in fibromyalgia syndrome--a systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled trials
    Kathrin Bernardy
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Therapy, Saarland University Hospital, Kirrberger Straße 100, D 66421 Homburg Saar, Germany
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:133. 2011
    Recent systematic reviews on psychological therapies of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) did not consider hypnosis/guided imagery (H/GI). Therefore we performed a systematic review with meta-analysis of the efficacy of H/GI in FMS.
  79. ncbi Using hypnosis to gain insights into healthy and pathological cognitive functioning
    David A Oakley
    Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Conscious Cogn 20:328-31. 2011
    The demonstration that hypnotic suggestion can inhibit word/colour Stroop highlights one of the benefits of using hypnosis to explore cognitive psychology and in particular attentional processes...
  80. ncbi A spiritual-hypnosis assisted treatment of children with PTSD after the 2002 Bali terrorist attack
    C B J Lesmana
    University of Sydney, School of Psychology Brennan MacCallum Building A18, Room 448 Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Am J Clin Hypn 52:23-34. 2009
    The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a spiritual-hypnosis assisted therapy (SHAT) for treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children. All children, age 6-12 years (N=226; 52...
  81. ncbi A meta-analysis of hypnosis in the treatment of depressive symptoms: a brief communication
    Miaozun Shih
    Nanhua University, Chiayi, Taiwan
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 57:431-42. 2009
    The efficacy of hypnosis in the treatment of depressive symptoms was subjected to a meta-analysis...
  82. ncbi Psychophysiological correlates of hypnosis and hypnotic susceptibility
    V De Pascalis
    University of Rome
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 47:117-43. 1999
    ..In both nonhypnosis and hypnosis conditions, high hypnotizables appeared to show greater task-related EEG hemispheric shifts than did low ..
  83. ncbi Attention control and susceptibility to hypnosis
    Cristina Iani
    Dipartimento di Scienze Sociali, Cognitive e Quantitative, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Conscious Cogn 18:856-63. 2009
    ..These results show that a specific posthypnotic suggestion can alter information processing in high-susceptible individuals and reduce the interfering effect exerted by arrow stimuli...
  84. ncbi A randomized trial of hypnosis for relief of pain and anxiety in adult cancer patients undergoing bone marrow procedures
    Alison Snow
    Department of Social Work Services, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 30:281-93. 2012
    Pain and anxiety are closely associated with bone marrow aspirates and biopsies. To determine whether hypnosis administered concurrently with the procedure can ameliorate these morbidities, the authors randomly assigned 80 cancer patients ..
  85. ncbi A randomized controlled clinical trial of a hypnosis-based treatment for patients with conversion disorder, motor type
    Franny C Moene
    Psychiatric Centre Overkampweg, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 51:29-50. 2003
    This study tested whether a hypnosis-based intervention showed promise as a treatment for patients with conversion disorder, motor type...
  86. ncbi Hypnosis and meditation: similar experiential changes and shared brain mechanisms
    Joshua A Grant
    Med Hypotheses 65:625-6. 2005
  87. ncbi A randomised controlled clinical trial on the additional effect of hypnosis in a comprehensive treatment programme for in-patients with conversion disorder of the motor type
    Franny C Moene
    Treatment Unit for Conversion Disorders, De Grote Rivieren, Organisation for Mental Health, Psychiatric Centre Albert Schweitzerplaats, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychother Psychosom 71:66-76. 2002
    The primary aim of this study was threefold: (1) to examine the additional effects of hypnosis aimed at symptom reduction, using symptom-oriented and expression- and insight-oriented techniques in a comprehensive clinical treatment ..
  88. pmc Tactile massage and hypnosis as a health promotion for nurses in emergency care--a qualitative study
    Fanny Airosa
    Unit for Studies of Integrative Health Care Karolinska Institutet, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Nursing, Huddinge, Sweden
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:83. 2011
    This study explores nursing personnel's experiences and perceptions of receiving tactile massage and hypnosis during a personnel health promotion project...
  89. ncbi Hypnosis in dermatology
    P D Shenefelt
    Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa 33612, USA
    Arch Dermatol 136:393-9. 2000
    b>Hypnosis is an alternative or complementary therapy that has been used since ancient times to treat medical and dermatologic problems.
  90. ncbi Fatigue during breast cancer radiotherapy: an initial randomized study of cognitive-behavioral therapy plus hypnosis
    Guy H Montgomery
    Department of Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Health Psychol 28:317-22. 2009
    The study purpose was to test the effectiveness of a psychological intervention combining cognitive-behavioral therapy and hypnosis (CBTH) to treat radiotherapy-related fatigue.
  91. ncbi Hypnotic induction decreases anterior default mode activity
    William J McGeown
    Department of Psychology, University of Hull, UK
    Conscious Cogn 18:848-55. 2009
    ..We show that the induction of hypnosis can reduce anterior default mode activity during rest without increasing activity in other cortical regions...
  92. ncbi The effect of mental stress on the non-dipolar components of the T wave: modulation by hypnosis
    Peter Taggart
    Department of Cardiology, The Hatter Institute and Centre for Cardiology, University College London Hospitals, Grafton Way, London WC1E 6DB, UK
    Psychosom Med 67:376-83. 2005
    ..that in the absence of ischemia, mental stress may modulate repolarization by changing autonomic balance; and mental relaxation induced by hypnosis may offset the potentially adverse effects of stress on the cardiac electrophysiology.
  93. ncbi Hypnotic treatment synergizes the psychological treatment of fibromyalgia: a pilot study
    Consuelo Martínez-Valero
    Centro de Aplicaciones Psicológicas, Valencia, Spain
    Am J Clin Hypn 50:311-21. 2008
    ..study, we compare the efficacy for fibromyalgia of multimodal cognitive behavioral treatments, with and without hypnosis, with that of a purely pharmacological approach, with a multiple baseline N = 1 design...
  94. ncbi Dissociations and dissociation theory in hypnosis: comment on Kirsch and Lynn (1998)
    J F Kihlstrom
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 1650, USA
    Psychol Bull 123:186-91. 1998
    ..consciousness fails to consider evidence of dissociations between explicit and implicit memory and perception in hypnosis. Contrary to their conclusions, evidence that the rate of hidden observer response (like other hypnotic responses)..
  95. ncbi Control conditions in hypnotic-analgesia clinical trials: challenges and recommendations
    Mark P Jensen
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Box 356490, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6490, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 53:170-97. 2005
    ....
  96. ncbi A character in search of character: Narcissistic Personality Disorder and Ego State Therapy
    Shirley McNeal
    Am J Clin Hypn 45:233-43. 2003
    ..Issues concerning Ego State Therapy as utilized with personality disorders will be discussed and contrasted with more traditional methods of treatment...
  97. ncbi [Ericksonian hypnosis in women with fibromyalgia syndrome]
    José Alvarez-Nemegyei
    Unidad de Investigació Médica, Hospital de Especialidades, Centro Médico Nacional Ignacioi García Téllez, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
    Rev Med Inst Mex Seguro Soc 45:395-401. 2007
    Fibromyalgia syndrome (FS) is a chronic, painful, generalized musculoskeletal disorder in which some efficacy for the conventional hypnosis modality has been claimed.
  98. ncbi Hypnosis for pain relief in labour and childbirth: a systematic review
    A M Cyna
    Department of Women s Anaesthesia, Women s and Children s Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
    Br J Anaesth 93:505-11. 2004
    In view of widespread claims of efficacy, we examined the evidence regarding the effects of hypnosis for pain relief during childbirth.
  99. ncbi Hypnosis modulates activity in brain structures involved in the regulation of consciousness
    Pierre Rainville
    Faculte de Medecine Dentaire, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    J Cogn Neurosci 14:887-901. 2002
    ..Previously, we have described changes in brain activity associated with hypnosis (Rainville, Hofbauer, Paus, Duncan, Bushnell, & Price, 1999)...
  100. ncbi Intentionality during hypnosis: an ironic process analysis
    B J King
    Department of Psychology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 46:295-313. 1998
    ....
  101. ncbi EMDR and Mesmerism: a comparative historical analysis
    R J McNally
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 13:225-36. 1999
    ..The purpose of this article is to document the many striking similarities between the history of Mesmerism and the history of EMDR...

Research Grants63

  1. ACUTE TOLERANCE IN ANESTHETIC ACTIONS AND INTERACTIONS
    Igor Kissin; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We will concentrate on the three most important components of anesthesia: analgesia, hypnosis, and immobility in response to a noxious stimulus...
  2. Abdominal Symptom Phenotypes: Pathways to New Biomarkers
    Robert Shulman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., diet, cognitive behavioral therapy, hypnosis, or comprehensive self management2, 3 to modify coping ability)...
  3. NEURONAL BASIS UNDERLYING VOLATILE ANESTHETIC INDUCED HYPNOSIS
    MAX KELZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Of the key components that characterize the anesthetized state, we focus on volatile anesthetic-induced hypnosis, defined as a lack of awareness to non-noxious stimuli...
  4. Anesthetic Action: Molecular Substrates &Neural Mechanisms
    Douglas A Bayliss; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..selective inhibition of dendritic HCN1 channels in cortical pyramidal neurons contributes to anesthetic-induced hypnosis. Proposed experiments focus primarily on HCN1-mediated actions of ketamine, a dissociative anesthetic for which a ..
  5. Integration of ascending and descending input to auditory cortex
    Matthew I Banks; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The importance of this process for awareness is suggested by its selective loss upon anesthetic-induced hypnosis and during slow-wave sleep...
  6. A Systems Neuroscience Approach for the Study of General Anesthesia
    Emery N Brown; Fiscal Year: 2011
    General anesthesia is a drug-induced, reversible condition comprised of five behavioral states: hypnosis (loss of consciousness), amnesia (loss of memory), analgesia (loss of pain sensation), akinesia (immobility), and hemodynamic ..
  7. Skin Toxicity Effects in Breast Radiation: A Cognitive Behavioral Intervention
    Julie B Schnur; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..2) To investigate the impact of a behavioral medicine intervention, including cognitive-behavioral therapy and hypnosis (CBT+H), informed by the results of Aim 1, on the effects of skin toxicity in breast cancer radiotherapy patients...
  8. Immunomodulatory mechanism of volatile anesthetics
    Koichi Yuki; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..While the primary purpose is to provide analgesia, hypnosis and immobility, they are suggested to possess immunomodulatory effects...
  9. A Presurgery Hypnosis Training Program for Nurse Anesthetists
    Guy H Montgomery; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..health problem, we developed and established the effectiveness of a brief, presurgery, psychologist-administered hypnosis intervention for breast cancer patients...
  10. THE EFFECT OF SEDATION ON PAIN PERCEPTION
    Michael A Froelich; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Development: The applicant's primary interest is the study of the functional mechanism of drug-induced hypnosis and analgesia in the human brain, thereby making a unique contribution to the study of anesthesia and its ..
  11. CAM Approaches to Management of Sleep and Disease Progression in Cancer
    David Spiegel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., mindfulness, acupuncture, hypnosis) on sleep and cancer progression...
  12. Neuroimaging biomarkers of Mind-Body treatment response in chronic visceral pain
    Kirsten Tillisch; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Mind-Body treatments such as meditation, yoga or hypnosis have been shown to improve subjective symptoms in several persistent pain disorders including Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)...
  13. Sleep-directed hypnosis as a complement to CPT in treating PTSD
    Tara E Galovski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    This proposal seeks to test the efficacy of sleep-directed hypnosis as a complement to an existing empirically supported psychosocial intervention, Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) in sample of female survivors of interpersonal violence ..
  14. Amelioration of Claustrophobia and Disruptive Patient Motion in MR Imaging
    ELVIRA VALENTINA LANG; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The prototype will be beta-tested with 20 experts in hypnosis and refined through user input from the test sites...
  15. Light-enabled identification of the neural substrates for alkylphenol anesthesia
    BRIAN PATRICK WEISER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The mechanisms of propofol-induced hypnosis remain unclear on both molecular and systems neuroscience levels...
  16. Controlling Pain After Trauma
    David R Patterson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..project will be a randomized controlled trial to evaluate an innovative methodology for delivering clinical hypnosis (virtual reality hypnosis) for pain control as well as a more time-honored delivery system that uses audio ..
  17. Resting State Functional MRI Investigation of Hypnotic Trance and Mindfulness Med
    David Spiegel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..determine the functional brain networks that define and distinguish two induced states of sustained attention -- hypnosis and mindfulness -- that may be of substantial relevance to medicine...
  18. Psychological Treatment of Disability-Related Pain: Efficacy and Mechanisms
    Mark P Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Evidence indicates that both cognitive therapy and self-hypnosis training can reduce chronic pain in individuals with disability-related pain...
  19. Cortical Modulation of Chronic Pain
    Mark P Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..study will test and compare the impact of three innovative neuromodulatory approaches (neurofeedback, self-hypnosis training, and transcranial direct current stimulation) on both pain intensity and on cortical brain activity, as ..
  20. NONPHARMACOLOGIC ANALGESIA FOR INVASIVE PROCEDURES
    Elvira Lang; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Nonpharmacologic analgesia includes relaxation training, self-hypnosis, and imagery...
  21. Hypnosis for Hot Flashes in Breast Cancer Survivors
    Gary Elkins; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We have identified an innovative use of hypnosis that may be of benefit in reducing the frequency and severity of hot flashes in breast cancer survivors...
  22. Evaluation of a biobehavioral intervention for hot flashes
    Gary R Elkins; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..pilot study will test the combination of a potentially effective behavioral (non-pharmacologic) intervention, hypnosis, with a known effective pharmacologic intervention, venlafaxine ER...
  23. BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTION FOR CHILDREN WITH CANCER
    Lonnie Zeltzer; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..even producing noncompliance with treatment for some, the objectives of this study are: (1) to determine if hypnosis is more effective than nonhypnotic intervention in reducing acute pain and anxiety related to medical procedures ..
  24. IMPACT OF HYPNOSIS FOR BREAST SURGERY SIDE EFFECTS
    Guy Montgomery; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Clinical research with other surgical populations has indicated that hypnosis is effective for control of postoperative symptoms and enhancing recovery (e.g...
  25. LABORATORY STUDIES OF PAIN CONTROL METHODS
    Charles Cleeland; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..which include biofeedback and relaxation training, reinforcement therapies, cognitive control techniques and hypnosis) in the management of clinical pain have been shown in clinical outcome studies to be effective in reducing pain ..
  26. PSYCHOBIOLOGY OF HYPNOSIS IN STRESS, PAIN AND SLEEP
    David Dinges; Fiscal Year: 1993
    This program of research is concerned with the effects of hypnosis and self-hypnosis on clinically relevant psychobiologic processes...
  27. Virtual Reality Analgesia for Rehabilitation in Children
    Sam Sharar; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..highly innovative technology with newly demonstrated efficacy in such settings, and 2) its novel combination with hypnosis. The analgesic mechanisms of VR and hypnosis are incompletely understood, although they share a common thread ..
  28. RACIAL/ETHNIC DIFFERENCES AND THE ECONOMIC OF CAM USE
    Ke Xu; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..chiropractics, massage therapy, herbal remedies, spiritual healings or prayers, nutritional advice, acupuncture, meditation/imagery/relaxation, homeopathy, traditional medicine, biofeedback training, hypnosis and others. [unreadable]
  29. PERSONALITY AND COGNITION IN HYPNOTIC PHENOMENA
    JOHN KIHLSTROM; Fiscal Year: 1990
    This research project is concerned with personality and cognitive processes implicated in hypnosis and related states...
  30. PERSONALITY AND COGNITION IN HYPNOTIC PHENOMENA
    JOHN KIHLSTROM; Fiscal Year: 1999
    This research project is concerned with personality and cognitive processes implicated in hypnosis and related states...
  31. Chronic Survivors of Burn Pain
    Shelley A Wiechman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The PIs will use virtual reality technology to assist with hypnosis, known as virtual reality hypnosis, which would eliminate the need for multiple sessions with a trained clinician ..
  32. STRESS MANAGEMENT AND T-CELL RESPONSES IN PERIODONTITIS
    Gary Wood; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Various forms of stress management invention, including hypnosis have proven to be effective in reducing distress and improving coping...
  33. TRIGGERED SUGGESTION DEVICE TO TREAT NICOTINE-DEPENDENCE
    KIMBERLY GRANT; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Also, a vastly improved hypnosis CD will be tested...
  34. ROLE OF ACETALDEHYDE IN CENTRAL ACTIONS OF ETHANOL
    Richard Deitrich; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Preliminary results provide a correlation between ethanol induced hypnosis (sleep time) and brain acetaldehyde levels. It is a collaborative project between Dr...
  35. PHARMACOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF KETAMINE ENANTIOMORPHS
    ANTHONY TREVOR; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Pharmacological studies include estimations of in vivo CNS effects (e.g. hypnosis, analgesia) and receptor binding studies in vitro...
  36. HYPNOSIS TO ACCELERATE HEALING OF BONE FRACTURES
    Carol Ginandes; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..of degree of healing for each patient at x-ray intervals will determine whether the treatment group using hypnosis did, in fact, have a statistically significant acceleration of healing...
  37. AGE-DEPENDENT ACQUISITION AND LOSS OF ETHANOL TOLERANCE
    JAMES YORK; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Different measures of drug impairment (motor coordination, hypothermia, hypnosis) and tolerance will be used, as performance on these measures may be differentially affected by age...
  38. Rehabilitation of Spinal Cord Injury-Related Pain
    Mark Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  39. Alpha 1 GABA(A) Receptors In Ethanol Induced-Behaviors
    David Werner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Using this knockin mouse model, tolerance to chronic ethanol exposure on ethanol-induced hypnosis, ataxia, anxiolysis and analgesia will be assessed...
  40. Management of Chronic Pain in Rehabilitation Medicine
    Mark Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A Scientific Core will provide scientific direction, project coordination, data collection and management, statistical support, and shared scientific expertise. ..
  41. Presurgery Hypnosis--Benefits Analysis in Breast Cancer
    Guy Montgomery; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Clinical research with other surgical populations has indicated that hypnosis can reduce intraoperative complications, reduce postoperative symptoms and enhance recovery (e.g...
  42. Enhancing Suggestibility: Compliance vs Imagery
    Steven Lynn; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These studies provide support for sociocognitive models of hypnosis, and imply that the CSTP produces valid hypnotic training effects consistent with the aim of teaching ..
  43. Presurgery Hypnosis in Breast Cancer: Benefits Analysis
    Guy Montgomery; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Clinical research with other patient populations has indicated that presurgery hypnosis reduces intraoperative complications, postoperative symptoms, and enhances recovery...
  44. Midcareer Development in Nonpharmacologic Analgesia
    Elvira Lang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The mentoring of beginning clinical researchers will have contributed towards fostering a self- sustaining mode of integrated practice in the future. ..
  45. Evidence-Based Curriculum in Alternative Therapies
    Victor Sierpina; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Mounting the curriculum on our web site will enable us to export it to other educational settings nationwide. ..
  46. Experience of Mental Control
    Daniel Wegner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  47. CEREBRAL CORTICAL SITES OF CARDIOVASCULAR REGULATION
    Jon Williamson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These studies represent an initial step in furthering the understanding of the role played by the human cerebral cortex in health and disease. ..
  48. Psychoneuroimmunology, Stress, and Healthy Aging in Hispanics
    Victor Sierpina; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We will also generate new studies in the field of MBM related not only to Geriatrics but also to other populations and age ranges. ..
  49. GABAa-R Alpha4 Subunit in Ethanol-Related Behaviors
    Gregg Homanics; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A5. Analyze these genetically manipulated animals with a battery of tests to assess basic physiology, behavior, and phenotypic alterations in ethanol-induced behaviors...
  50. ENHANCING RECOVERY FROM BLOOD AND MARROW TRANSPLANTATION
    Karen Syrjala; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The BMT setting provides a well-standardized environment in which to test interventions that will be applicable to both the ever-increasing numbers of transplantation survivors and other populations of cancer survivors. ..
  51. Biobehavioral-Cytokine Interactions in Ovarian Cancer
    Susan Lutgendorf; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings will have implications for innovative behavioral and pharmacological intervention strategies for ovarian cancer patients. ..
  52. Partner-Assisted Emotional Disclosure for GI Cancer
    Laura Porter; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..If successful, it may enlarge our repertoire of methods for effectively increasing social support and enhancing the well being of both cancer patients and their partners. ..
  53. Benzodiazepine Receptor in PTSD
    JAMES BREMNER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  54. Stress, the HPA and Health in Aging
    David Spiegel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  55. Cannabinoid Mechanisms in Human Gastrointestinal Motor and Sensory Functions
    MICHAEL L CAMILLERI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These actions may be relevant to develop new treatments for IBS. The studies will also provide further understanding of the potential of medications like medical marijuana on stomach function that may be relevant to appetite control. ..