Category: Hypnosis Research

Mindful Hypnotherapy to Reduce Stress and Increase Mindfulness: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study

April 9, 2020
Abstract The feasibility of mindful hypnotherapy (MH) intervention for stress reduction was investigated in a randomized trial. Forty-two college-age participants with elevated stress were randomized into MH intervention or wait-list...

Hypnosis can reduce pain in hospitalized older patients: a randomized controlled study

April 6, 2020
Abstract Background Chronic pain is a common and serious health problem in older patients. Treatment often includes non pharmacological approaches despite a relatively modest evidence base in this population. Hypnosis...

Hypnosis Intervention Effects on Sleep Outcomes: A Systematic Review

April 6, 2020
Background Study Objectives: Sleep improvement is a promising target for preventing and modifying many health problems. Hypnosis is considered a cost-effective and safe intervention with reported benefits for multiple health...

Hypnotherapy is more effective than nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation: Results of a randomized controlled trial

April 3, 2020
Background The efficacy of pharmacotherapy for smoking cessation is well documented. However, due to relapse rates and side effects, hypnotherapy is gaining attention as an alternative treatment option. The aim...