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Medical Hypnosis Primer : Clinical and Research Evidence - Arreed Franz Barabasz

Medical Hypnosis Primer

Clinical and Research Evidence

By: Arreed Franz Barabasz (Editor), Karen Olness (Editor), Robert Boland (Editor), Stephen Kahn (Editor)

Paperback Published: 11th September 2009
ISBN: 9780415871785
Number Of Pages: 152

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This brief Primer, assembled by top recognized hypnosis authorities, briefly presents the basic concepts of modern medical hypnosis and encourages mental health care practitioners to learn how to use hypnosis as an adjunct to standard medical care. It also lays the groundwork for the teaching and practice of hypnosis as part of the required syllabus for every medical and nursing school as well as graduate programs in clinical and counseling psychology. Medical Hypnosis Primer goes far in advancing the medical and factual aspects of this still greatly misunderstood field, and is of great value to practitioners, teachers, and students.

Editorsp. xi
Contributorsp. xiii
Introductionp. xv
Hypnosis conceptsp. 1
Overviewp. 1
Common evidence-based uses of hypnosisp. 2
Hypnosis definedp. 3
Hypnotizabilityp. 4
Learning how to use hypnosis for your patientsp. 5
Example of a hypnotic-like experiencep. 6
Conclusionsp. 8
Hypnosis testingp. 11
Introductionp. 11
Measurementsp. 12
Clinical tests of hypnotizabilityp. 13
Other clinical scalesp. 14
Stability of hypnotizabilityp. 15
Setting the context for treatmentp. 15
A method of self-hypnosisp. 16
Conclusionsp. 17
Acute painp. 19
Overview: Using hypnosis for acute painp. 19
Evaluating the patient with acute painp. 20
Development and negotiation of the treatment planp. 22
Hypnosis for acute pain crisesp. 22
Hypnosis for procedures that cause acute painp. 23
Conclusionsp. 24
Chronic painp. 25
Overviewp. 25
Evaluation of the patient with chronic painp. 26
Development and negotiation of the treatment planp. 28
Hypnosis for chronic pain management: Inductionsp. 29
Hypnosis for chronic pain management: Suggestions to enhance outcomep. 30
Hypnosis for chronic pain management: Suggestions for analgesia and comfortp. 31
Conclusionsp. 32
Childhood problemsp. 33
Overviewp. 33
Preparing to teach children self-hypnosisp. 34
Research in hypnosis with childrenp. 35
Assessment of the childp. 36
Approaches to teaching childrenp. 36
Self-hypnosis and pain managementp. 37
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)p. 41
Overview of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)p. 41
Diagnostic categoriesp. 41
Assessmentp. 43
Treatmentp. 43
PTSD and hypnosisp. 43
Psychological treatment of PTSD using hypnosisp. 45
Hypnosis for release of unbound affectp. 45
Conclusionsp. 48
Surgeryp. 53
Introduction: Using hypnosis before surgeryp. 53
What the research has shownp. 53
Obtaining the historyp. 54
Tranceworkp. 54
Summaryp. 58
Childbirthp. 59
Introduction: Self-hypnosis for childbirthp. 59
Childbirth as an adventurep. 60
The childbirth partnerp. 61
Pain managementp. 62
Variations in sensory preferencesp. 63
Hypnosis for operative childbirthp. 63
Working with varying cultures and religious beliefsp. 64
Conclusionsp. 64
Hypnosis and sleepp. 65
Introductionp. 65
Insomnia as a risk factor for depressionp. 66
Treatment options for depression-related insomniap. 66
Hypnosis and psychotherapy for insomniap. 67
Hypnosis, targeting rumination, and enhancing sleepp. 68
Hypnotic approachesp. 69
Indications and contraindicationsp. 70
Conclusionsp. 71
Depressionp. 73
Hypnosis for major depressionp. 73
Description of major depressive disorder (MDD)p. 74
Stages of cognitive hypnotherapy for depressionp. 75
Session 1: Clinical assessmentp. 75
Session 2: First aid for depression-protocolp. 75
Sessions 3-6: Hypnotic cognitive behavior therapyp. 76
Sessions 7-8: Hypnosisp. 77
Sessions 9-12: Cognitive restructuring using hypnosisp. 78
Other hypnotic opportunitiesp. 79
Session 13: Attention switching and positive mood inductionp. 79
Session 14: Active interactive trainingp. 80
Session 15: Social skills trainingp. 81
Session 16: Ideal goals/reality training and conclusionsp. 81
Booster and follow-up sessionsp. 81
Conclusionsp. 81
Stress and anxietyp. 83
Introductionp. 83
Researchp. 83
Assessmentp. 84
Four stages of treatment of anxietyp. 84
Conclusionsp. 86
Procedural hypnosisp. 87
Development of procedural hypnosisp. 87
Evidence for the efficacy of procedural hypnosisp. 89
Considerationsp. 89
Conclusionsp. 90
Hypnosis glossaryp. 91
Contributor contactsp. 99
International and national societies of hypnosisp. 101
Further studyp. 109
Referencesp. 111
Indexp. 127
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ISBN: 9780415871785
ISBN-10: 0415871786
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 152
Published: 11th September 2009
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 1

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