The therapeutic value of hyper-suggestibility

Glauser, Wendy
February 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/22/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 3, pE149
Academic Journal
The article discusses hypnotherapy as a technique in pain reduction particularly in irritable bowel syndrome. According to doctor Daniel Kohen, hypnotherapy is effective due to the ability of people to modify their feeling of pain. He also mentions that hypnotherapy works more on children than adults since children are able to relax in a hypnotic state. However, it will not be effective on people who are not motivated or open to changes.


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