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Hypnotherapy and Persons Living with Cancer:

  • Austin JH. (2000) Zen and the Brain. Toward an Understanding of Meditation and Consciousness.London: MIT Press.

  • Benjenke CJ. (2000) Benefits of early interventions with cancer patients: A clinician’s 15 year experience. Hypnos, 27(2), 75-81.

  • Cardena E, Lyn SJ, Krippner S (Eds) (2000) Varieties of Anomalous Experiences: Examining the Scientific Evidence. American Psychological Association, Washington DC.

  • Chaves JF. (1994) Recent advances in the application of hypnosis to pain management. American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 37, 117-129.

  • Chopra M.D., Deepak. Quantum Healing, Perfect Health/Unconditional Life, Creating Health

  • Edwin DM. (2001) What suggestion is best for pain? American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 43(3-4), 329-330.

  • Eger EL. (1999 Jun) Intraoperative therapeutic suggestions. British Journal of Anaesthesia, 82(6), 861-866.

  • Genuis ML. (1995) The use of hypnosis in helping cancer patients control anxiety, pain, and emesis: A review of recent empirical studies. American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 4, 316-325.

  • Fromm E, Kahn S. (1990) Self-Hypnosis. The Chicago Paradigm. New York: Guilford.

  • Gibbons D, deJarnette J. (1972) Hypnotic susceptibility and religious experience. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 11, 152-156.

  • Hammond DC. (1990) Handbook of Hypnotic Suggestions and Metaphors. New York: Norton.

  • Hannigan K. (1999) Hypnosis and immune system functioning. Australian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 27(1), 68-75.

  • Hilgard ER, Hilgard JR. (1994) Hypnosis in the Relief of Pain. New York: Brunner Mazel.

  • Holden Lund C. (1988) Effects of relaxation with guided imagery on surgical stress and wound healing. Research in Nursing and Health, 11, 235-244.

  • Holroyd J. (1996 Jan) Hypnosis treatment of clinical pain: Understanding why hypnosis is useful. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 44(1), 33-51.

  • Hornyak LM, Green J. (2000) Healing from Within: The Use of Hypnosis in Women’s Health Care. American Psychological Association, Washington DC.

  • James, W. (1935) The Varieties of Religious Experience. New York: Longmans Green.

  • Kalt HW. (2000) Psychoneuroimmunology: An interpretation of experimental case study evidence towards a paradigm for predictable results. American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 43(1), 41-52.

  • Karasu TB. (1999 spring) Spiritual psychotherapy. American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 53(2), 143-162.

  • Kessler R, Dane J. (1996) Psychological and hypnotic preparation for anesthesia and surgery: An individual perspective. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 44, 189-207.

  • Kubler-Ross E. (1969) On Death and Dying. London: Macmillan.

  • Levitan AA. (1999) Oncology. In Temes R, Micozzi MS (Eds). Medical Hypnosis: An Introduction and Clinical Guide. Churchill Livingstone: London (107-114).

  • Lynch DF, Jr. (1999 Oct) Empowering the patient: Hypnosis in the management of cancer, surgical disease and chronic pain. American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 42(2), 122-130.

  • Marchioro G, Azzarello G, Viviani F, et al., (2000) Hypnosis in the treatment of anticipatory nausea and vomiting in patients receiving cancer chemotherapy. Oncology, 59(2), 100-104.

  • McNeal S, Frederick C. (1993) Inner strength and other techniques for ego strengthening. American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 35(3), 170-178.

  • Meares A. (1979) Meditation: A psychological approach to cancer treatment. Practitioner, 222, 119-122.

  • Miller GE, Cohen S. (2001) Psychological interventions and the immune system: A meta-analytic review and critique. Health Psychology, 20, 47-63.

  • Montgomery GH, Weltz CR, Seltz M, et al., (2002 Jan) Brief presurgery hypnosis reduces distress and pain in excisional breast biopsy patients. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 50(1), 17-32.

  • O’Brien E. (1964) Varieties of Mystic Experiences. Holt, Rhinehart & Winston: New York.

  • Parkhill, Stephen C. (1995) Answer Cancer, The Healing of a Nation, Miraculous Healings Explained.

  • Peter B. (1996) Hypnosis in the treatment of cancer pain. Hypnos, 23(2), 99-108.

  • Pinnell CM, Covino NA. (2000 April) Empirical findings on the use of hypnosis in medicine: A critical review. The International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 48(2), 170-194.

  • Rainville P, Carrier B, Hofbauer RK, et al. (1999) Dissociation of affective dimensions of pain using hypnotic modulation. Pain 82, 159-171.

  • Ruzyla-Smith P, Barabasz A, Barabasz, et al. (1995) Effects of hypnosis on the immune response: B-cell, T-cells, helper and suppressor cells. American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 38(2), 71-79.

  • Schafer DW. (1996) Relieving Pain: A Basic Hypnotherapeutic Approach. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson.

  • Schultz JH. (1956) Das Autogene Training. Stuttgart: Verlag.

  • Siegel, M.D., Bernie. Insights for Living Beyond Cancer, Mind-BodyWellnessCenter. Nutrition Science News, March 1997.

  • Steggles S, Maxwell J, Lightfoot NE, et al. (1997) Hypnosis and cancer: An annotated bibliography 1985-1995. American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 39(3), 187-200.

  • Sunnen G. (1999) What is hypnosis? In Temes R, Micozzi MS (Eds) Medical Hypnosis: An Introduction and Clinical Guide. London: Churchill Livingstone (7-20). A Primer of Clinical Hypnosis, Dr. Sunnen and Barbara DeBetz.

  • Walker LG. (1998) Hypnosis and cancer: Host defenses, quality of life and survival. Contemporary Hypnosis, 15(10), 34-38.

Hypnotherapy and Anxiety:

  • Benson H: The Relaxation Response. New York, Avon Books, 1975. Brosse T: A psychophysiological study of yoga. Main Currents in Modern Thought July 1946:77-84.

  • Chopra M.D., Deepak. Ageless Body, Timeless Mind.

  • Cohen ME, White PD: Life situations, emotions, and neurocirculatory asthenia. Assoc Res Nerv Dis Proc 1950;29:832.

  • Deikman A: Experimental meditation, in Tart C(ed): Altered States of Consciousness. New York, Doubleday, 1972, pp 203-223,

  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, ed 3. American Psychiatric Association, 1980.

  • Goldfried M, Davidson GE: Clinical Behavior Therapy. New York, Holt, Rhinehart & Winston, 1976.

  • Jacobson E: Progressive Relaxation. Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1938.

  • Luder M: Behavior and anxiety: Physiologic mechanisms. J Clin Psychiatry 1983;44(11, Sec 2): 5-10.

  • Langen D: Autogenic training and psychosomatic medicine, in Burrows G, Dennerstein L (eds): Handbook of Hypnosis and Psychosomatic Medicine. Amsterdam, Elsevier/North Holland Biomedical Press, 1980.

  • Morse DR, Morton S, Furst ML, et al: A physiological and subjective evaluation of meditation, hypnosis, and relaxation. Psychosomat Med 1977;39:304-324.

  • Orne MT, Paskewitz DA: Aversive situational effects on alpha feedback training. Science 1974;186:458.

  • Schultz JH, Luthe W: Autogenic Training. A Psychophysiologic Approach in Psychotherapy. New York, Grune and Stratton, 1959.

  • Seyle H: The Stress of Life, ed 2. New York, McGraw-Hill, 1976.

  • Schuchit M: Anxiety related to medical disease. J Clin Psychiatry 1983;44(11, Sec 2):31-36.

  • Voght 0: Zur Kenntnis des Wesens und der pscyhologischen Bedeutung des Hypnotismus. Zeitschift fur Hypnotismus 1894-95:3,227;1896:4,32,122,229.

  • Wallace R: Physiological effects of transcendental meditation. Science 1970;167:1751-1754.

  • Walsh R: Meditation practice and research. J Hum Psychol 1983;23(l):18-50.

Hypnotherapy and Complementary Medical Applications:

  • Abramson M, Freenfield I, Heron WT: Response to or perception of auditory stimuli under deep surgical anesthesia. Ain J Obstet Gynecol 1966;96:584.

  • American Psychiatric Association: Training in Medical Hypnosis: A Statement of Position by the APA. Document available from the Central Office, Washington, D.C. Feb. 15, 1961, p 3.

  • August R: Hypnosis in Obstetrics. New York, McGraw-Hill, 1961.

  • Berger AJ, Zamet CH: Emotional factors in primary glaucoma. Psychosomat Med 1960;22:391.

  • Bernstein HR: Observations on the use of hypnosis with burned patients on a pediatric ward. Int J Clin Exp Hypn 1965; 13: 1.

  • Bowers KS: Hypnosis and Healing. Aust J Clin Exp Hypn 1979;7:261.

  • Brunn JT: The capacity to hear, understand, and to remember experiences during chemoanesthesia: A personal experience. Ain J Clin Hypn 1963;6:27.

  • Cheek DB: Use of preoperative hypnosis to protect patients from careless conversation. Am J Clin Hypn 1960;3:101.

  • Chertok LS: Psychosomatic Methods in Painless Childbirth: History, Theory and Practice. New York, Pergamon Press, 1959.

  • Coulton D: Prenatal and postpartum uses of hypnosis. Am J Clin Hypn 1966;8:192.

  • Crasilneck HB, Hall JA: Clinical Hypnosis: Principles and Applications. New York, Grune and Stratton, 1975.

  • Crile GW: Autobiography. Philadelphia, JB Lippincott, 1947, p 197.

  • Erickson EH: Childhood and Society. New York, WW Norton, 1950.

  • Ewin DM: Clinical use of hypnosis for attenuation of burn depth, in Frankel FH, Zamansky HS (eds): Hypnosis at its Bicentennial — Selected Papers from the Seventh International Congress of Hypnosis and Psychosomatic Medicine. New York, Plenum Press, 1978.

  • Faithful NS: Awareness during anaesthesia. Br Med J 1969;2:117.

  • Freud S: Three essays on the theory of sexuality, Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud vol 7. London, Hogarth Press, 1953, p 135.

  • Gaal JM, Goldsmith L, Needs RE: The use of hypnosis, as an adjunct to anaesthesia, to reduce pre and post operative anxiety in children. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, Minneapolis, November 1980.

  • Gate EM, Ayer WA: Treatment of dental phobias. J Ain Dent Assoc 1969;79:1304-1307.

  • Golan HP: Control of fear reaction in dental patients by hypnosis. Ain J Clin Hypn 1971;13:279.

  • Gershman J, Reade G: Hypnosis and dentistry, in Burrows G, Dennerstein L (eds): Handbook of Hypnosis and Psychosomatic Medicine. New York, Elsevier/North Holland Biomedical Press, 1980, p 443-475.

  • Hutchings DD: The value of suggestion given under anaesthesia: A report and evaluation of 200 consecutive cases. Ain J Clin Hypn 1961;4:26.

  • Kroger WS: Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis in Medicine, Dentistry and Psychology, ed 2. Philadelphia, JB Lippincott, 1977.

  • Lamaze F: Painless Childbirth. London, Burke, 1958.

  • Leckie FH: Hypnotherapy in gynecological disorders. Int J Clin Exp Hypn 1964;12:121.

  • Lederman EI, Fordyce CY, Stacy TE: Hypnosis as an adjunct to anaesthesiology. Md Med J 1958;7:192-194.

  • Levinson BW: States of awareness during general anaesthesia, in Lassner J (ed): Hypnosis and Psychosomatic Medicine. New York, Springer Verlag, 1967.

  • Moll A: The Study of Hypnosis. 1889. Reprint. New York, Julian Press, 1958.

  • Mongan, Marie F. HypnoBirthing, A Celebration of Life. 2005.

  • Morgan G: Hypnosis in Ophthalmology. Birmingham, Ala, Aesculapius Publishing, 1980.

  • Newman M: Hypnosis in haemophiliacs. J Aust Dent Assoc 1974;88:273.

  • Oystragh P: The use of hypnosis in general and obstetrical practice. Med J Aust 1970;2:731.

  • Platanov K: The Word as a Physiological and Therapeutic-Factor. Moscow, Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1955.

  • Read GD: Childbirth without Fear. New York, Harper, 1953.

  • Roig-Garcia S: Report from Pan American Medical Association Special Panel on Clinical Hypnosis, May 1960.

  • Silverberg EL: Hypnosis in the treatment of warts. Arch Gen Psychiatry 1973;28:439-441.

  • Stolzenberg J: Psychosomatics and Suggestion Therapy in Dentistry. New York, Philosophical Library, 1950, pp 21-22.

  • Van Dyke PB: Some uses of hypnosis in the management of the surgical patient. Am J Clin Hypn 1970;12:227.

  • Wallace G, Coppolino CA: Hypnosis in anaesthesiology. NY J Med 1960;60:3258-3273.

  • Werner W, Schauble P, Knudson M: An argument for the revival of hypnosis in obstetrics. Ain J Clin Hypn 1982;24(3):143.

  • Wilson J, Turner DJ: Awareness during caesarean section under general anaesthesia. Br Med J 1969;1:280.

  • Zimmerman D: Hypnotherapy in surgical management: A review. J R Soc Med 1980;73:579.

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