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Hypnotherapy Of Pain In Children With Cancer

1st Edition

By Josephine R. Hilgard, Samuel LeBaron


260 pages

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Presents findings on the effects of hypnosis in reducing anxiety and pain in children with cancer and suggests that hypnotherapy offers real promise of pain relief without drugs.First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

Foreword, Preface, Hypnosis, Cancer, and Pain, Hypnotherapy as Experienced by Older and Younger Patients, The Stanford Study: Relief of Pain and Anxiety during Bone Marrow Aspirations, Differential Responses to Hypnotherapy for Pain, Adapting Hypnosis to Specific Symptoms of Distress Connected with Cancer, Distraction Techniques in the Relief of Pain, Parents, Nurses, and Physicians: How They Help Patients Cope, Understanding Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy, The Growth of Hypnotic Ability: A Developmental Approach, Opportunities for Research, Appendix A, Appendix B, Reference, Index

About the Authors

Josephine R. Hilgard, Samuel LeBaron

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / General
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health