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
Josephine R. Hilgard, Samuel LeBaron