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Clinical hypnosis for the alleviation of tinnitus.

  title={Clinical hypnosis for the alleviation of tinnitus.},
  author={Thomas Edmund Cope},
  journal={The international tinnitus journal},
  volume={14 2},
  • T. Cope
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • The international tinnitus journal
The neurophysiology of tinnitus is poorly understood, and it can have an origin at a number of neural levels, making a psychological approach to treatment attractive. Clinical hypnosis has been demonstrated to be effective in a number of clinical situations, such as irritable bowel syndrome but, in other areas for which it is commonly employed, such as smoking cessation, the evidence is poor. Its use for the management of troublesome tinnitus has been discussed in the literature for more than… 

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