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Effects of a single music therapy intervention on anxiety, discomfort, satisfaction, and compliance with screening guidelines in outpatients undergoing flexible sigmoidoscopy.
Music therapy is one nonpharmacologic intervention that has been shown to be effective in allaying anxiety, reducing discomfort, and promoting satisfaction in other patient populations and nurses caring for patients undergoing screening FS can offer this intervention.
Clinical implications of hypnotizability: enhancing the care of medical and surgical patients.
The Hypnotic Induction Profile (HIP) will be discussed as a rapid and efficient method to identify individual resources and develop treatment strategies.
Hypnotizability and trauma symptoms after burn injury
Results suggest that, as compared to the low and mid-range categories, high hypnotizables may experience a greater frequency of trauma symptoms after burn injury.
Mind Styles and the Hypnotic Induction Profile: Measure and Match to Enhance Medical Treatment
  • M. Greenleaf
  • Psychology, Medicine
    The American journal of clinical hypnosis
  • 1 July 2006
The hypothesis presented is that matching treatment strategies, with or without formal hypnosis, to hypnotic capacity and mind style can increase respectful care and efficacy of treatment outcome.
Phantom study to determine radiation exposure to medical personnel involved in ERCP fluoroscopy and its reduction through equipment and behavior modifications
Dedicated stationary fluoroscopy units provide significantly less radiation exposure and equipment and behavior modification including tower positioning down and vertical shielding are essential for reduction in radiation exposure to medical personnel.
Hypnotizability and recovery from cardiac surgery.
Measured hypnotizability was associated with the recovery sequence from surgery and scores on the Hypnotic Induction Profile were significant predictors of recovery, independent of experimental treatment with formal hypnosis.
Commentary: Defining Hypnosis
The invitation to comment on the new definition of hypnosis published by Division 30 of APA gives H.S. Greenleaf an occasion to express some thoughts that have had for quite some time and he asks his wife, Marcia Greenleaf, PhD, to join him in adding her thoughts based on her experience in the field during the last 30 years.
Personality style and hypnotizability: the fix-flex continuum.
It is proposed that measuring hypnotizability and personality style is a way to clarify diagnosis and choose appropriate treatment strategies to maximize existing biopsychosocial resources of an individual with a specific problem in a particular context.
Pediatric brain tumors.
The first section of this article focuses on epidemiology, cause, diagnosis, and treatment of brain tumors in children and adolescents, and a special emphasis is paid to cognitive and psychological outcomes.