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self-hypnosis training for the management of chronic pain in MS — Hypnosis vs. Progressive Muscle Relaxation

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Study title:   A comparison of self-hypnosis versus progressive muscle relaxation in patients with multiple sclerosis and chronic pain.

Int J Clin Exp Hypn. 2009 Apr;57(2):198-221. doi: 10.1080/00207140802665476.
Jensen MP1, Barber J, Romano JM, Molton IR, Raichle KA, Osborne TL, Engel JM, Stoelb BL, Kraft GH, Patterson DR.

Abstract
Twenty-two patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and chronic pain we [...]

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A Comparison of Self-Hypnosis Versus Progressive Muscle Relaxation in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis and Chronic Pain (Full Article)

This article is posted here for posterity, it is found online for free at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2758639/
It is referenced in this abstract article here

Int J Clin Exp Hypn. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2010 Apr 1.
Published in final edited form as:

Int J Clin Exp Hypn. 2009 Apr; 57(2): 198–221.
doi:  10.1080/00207140802665476

PMCID: PMC2758639
NIHMSID: NIHMS124907

A Comparison of Self-Hypnosis Versus Progressive Muscle Relaxation in [...]

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Hypnosis for Pain and Symptom Management in Sickle Cell Anemia Disease

Randomized trial of hypnosis as a pain and symptom management strategy in adults with sickle cell disease.
Integr Med Insights. 2014 Nov 3;9:25-33. doi: 10.4137/IMI.S18355. eCollection 2014.
Wallen GR1, Middleton KR1, Ames N1, Brooks AT1, Handel D2.
Abstract

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is the most common genetic disease in African-Americans, characterized by recurrent painful vaso-occlusive crises. Medical therapies for [...]

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Randomized Trial of Hypnosis as a Pain and Symptom Management Strategy in Adults with Sickle Cell Disease (Full Article)

This article is referenced  on this abstract page http://www.hypno-facts.com/hypnosis-research/hypnosis-for-pain-and-symptom-management-in-sickle-cell-anemia-disease
Pasted here for posterity. Original article can be found at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4219848/

Integr Med Insights. 2014; 9: 25–33.
Published online 2014 Nov 3. doi:  10.4137/IMI.S18355

PMCID: PMC4219848

Randomized Trial of Hypnosis as a Pain and Symptom Management Strategy in Adults with Sickle Cell Disease

Gwenyth R Wallen,1 Kimberly R Middleton,1 Nancy Ames,1 Alyssa T Brooks,1 and Daniel Handel2

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Hypnotic Approaches for Chronic Pain Management – Full Article

This article is referenced , and the abstract is found here http://www.hypno-facts.com/hypnosis-research/460
For posterity – Copied from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4465776/
Hypnotic Approaches for Chronic Pain Management
Clinical Implications of Recent Research Findings

Chronic pain remains a significant burden for both individuals and society. Standard medical treatment for chronic pain is often inadequate (Turk, Wilson, & Cahana, 2011), and it is common [...]

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Hypnotic Analgesia may Influence Pain Both by Altering Activity in Localized “Specific” Areas and by Facilitating Shifts in General Brain States

Hypnosis has been used to treat every type of pain condition imaginable over centuries and across cultures. What is new about hypnotic analgesia is the compelling empirical evidence that has emerged in the last two decades regarding its efficacy and mechanistic underpinnings.

hypnotic analgesia may influence pain both by altering activity in specific areas and by [...]

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Neurofeedback Enhances Pain Reducing Hypnotic Analgesia in Individuals With Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Hypnosis for pain reduction, Hypnotic Analgesia, works on pain reduction, including Multiple Sclerosis (MS) conditions, the use of EEG neurofeedback enhances the benefits of Hypnotic Analgesia.

Study:

Use of Neurofeedback to Enhance Response to Hypnotic Analgesia in Individuals With Multiple Sclerosis.
Jensen MP1, Gianas A1, George HR1, Sherlin LH2, Kraft GH1, Ehde DM1.
Int J Clin Exp Hypn. 2016 Jan-Mar;64(1):1-23. doi: [...]

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Even moderate weight loss can prevent and cure obstructive sleep apnoea

An Article:
Even a moderate weight reduction can prevent the progression of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), and even cure it, according to a 4-year Finish follow-up study published recently in Sleep Medicine. The study focused on the effects of weight loss on OSA and demonstrated, for the first time, that a sustained weight loss of just [...]

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Cortical representation of the sensory dimension of pain

Neurophysiol. 2001 Jul;86(1):402-11.
Cortical representation of the sensory dimension of pain.
Hofbauer RK, Rainville P, Duncan GH, Bushnell MC.
Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1Y6, Canada.
Abstract
It is well accepted that pain is a multidimensional experience, but little is known of how the brain represents these dimensions. We used positron emission tomography [...]

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Dissociation of sensory and affective dimensions of pain using hypnotic modulation

Pain. 1999 Aug;82(2):159-71.
Dissociation of sensory and affective dimensions of pain using hypnotic modulation.
Rainville P, Carrier B, Hofbauer RK, Bushnell MC, Duncan GH.
Département de Psychologie, Université de Montréal, Québec, Canada.
Abstract
Understanding the complex nature of pain perception requires the ability to separately analyze its psychological dimensions and their interaction, and relate them to specific variables and [...]

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