Research

MEDICAL HYPNOTHERAPY  has been widely researched and endorsed by many medical authorities for a wide variety of medical, dental, and psycho-therapeutic uses. The consensus in the medical community is that hypnosis shortens treatment time and can provide invaluable relief when other treatments fail.

  • American Medical Association
  • American Dental Association
  • National Institute of Health
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Cornell University
  • National Institute of Health
  • Harvard University Medical School
  • Yale University Medical School
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
  • University of Washington School of Medicine
  • University of Florida

 

Medical Institutions Who Advocate the Use of Hypnosis:

MAYO CLINIC

Helpful for People Who Can’t Take Pain Medication

Hypnosis has been shown to help relieve severe, acute pain associated with childbirth, burns, surgical procedures or dental pain.

Mayo Clin Proc. April 2005;80(4):511-524 http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com

HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL

Hypnosis Significantly Reduces the Time it Takes to Heal

Two studies from Harvard Medical School show hypnosis significantly reduces the time it takes to heal.

Harvard University http://www.news.harvard.edu/gazette/2003/05.08/01-hypnosis.html

SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Hypnosis has Proven to be a Very Effective Way to Treat IBS

Hypnosis has proven to be a very effective way to treat IBS – it’s about 80 percent effective in people who haven’t had success with other treatments.

Source: Saint Louis University Medical Center Wed 09-May-2007 http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/529820/

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Hypnosis has a Reliable and Significant Impact on Acute and Chronic Pain
Randomized controlled studies with clinical populations indicate that hypnosis has a reliable and significant impact on acute procedural pain and chronic pain conditions.

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98104 Psychol Bull. 2003 Jul;129(4):495-521. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12848218


 

Hospitals Supporting Guided Imagery

Beth Israel Medical Center – Manhattan, Brooklyn New York
The Continuum Center for Health and Healing

Children’s Hospital of Boston – Boston Medical Center – Massachusetts
HolisticKids.org: Pediatric Integrative Medicine Education Project

Cleveland Clinic – Cleveland, Ohio
Guided Imagery & Heart Surgery

Duke University Health System – Durham, North Carolina
Duke Integrative Medicine

Evanston Northwestern Healthcare – Glenview, Illinois
Integrative Medicine

Hartford Hospital – Hartford, Connecticut
Integrative Medicine – Guided Imagery

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital – Palo Alto, California

Stanford Center for Integrative Medicine

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
UPMC Center for Integrative Medicine

University of California, San Francisco
Osher Center for Integrative Medicine

University of Texas – Austin, Texas
MD Anderson Cancer Center


Research on  Geriatric Mental Health

World Health Organization
Mental Health and Older Adults

American Psychological Association
Growing Mental Health and Behavioral Health Concerns Facing Older Americans

National Institute of Mental Health
Older Adults Mental Health

American Psychology Association
Older Adults Behavior mental Health