Nicole Perez

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Six papers of special interest to the hypnosis community have recently appeared in the general scientific literatures. Three of these papers were published as part of the 2006 Cochrane Collaboration on the utility of medical interventions. These reviews analyze the research literature on the efficacy of hypnosis for treatment of needle-related pain in(More)
The authors summarize 4 articles of special interest to the hypnosis community in the general scientific and medical literatures. All are empirical studies testing the clinical utility of hypnosis, and together address the role of hypnosis in prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of medical and psychiatric disorders/conditions. The first is a randomized(More)
Three articles of special interest to the hypnosis community recently appeared in the general scientific and medical literatures. The first paper is a thoughtful review of the clinical applications of hypnosis in pediatric settings. The second article reports the findings of a randomized, controlled trial of hypnosis for burn-wound care, carried out at the(More)
Active size control in silver nanowire (AgNW) synthesis is pivotal for the optimization of Plasmonic Nanofocusing Near-field Scanning Microscopy (PN-NSOM) tips, in which AgNW is the key component. Previous reports on the controlled growth of AgNW primarily focus on the growth conditions instead of nucleation conditions. We have shown, however, the(More)
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