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Comparison of hypnosis with conventional relaxation for antenatal and intrapartum use: a feasibility study in general practice.

@article{Brann1987ComparisonOH,
  title={Comparison of hypnosis with conventional relaxation for antenatal and intrapartum use: a feasibility study in general practice.},
  author={Les Brann and Stefan Gu{\vz}vica},
  journal={The Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={1987},
  volume={37 303},
  pages={
          437-40
        }
}
  • L. Brann, S. Gužvica
  • Published 1 October 1987
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • The Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
A hypnosis programme for antenatal and intrapartum use has been developed and successfully introduced into a practice as an alternative to conventional relaxation training. Of 96 women from the practice who delivered during the 10-month period of the study 51 opted for the psychoprophylaxis and 45 for the hypnosis. Details of the pregnancy, labour and postnatal period were collected for both groups, together with a subjective assessment of their satisfaction with labour.Disparity between the… 

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