Group therapy and hypnosis reduce metastatic breast carcinoma pain : Psychosom. Med., 45 (1983) 333–339

@article{Spiegel1983GroupTA,
  title={Group therapy and hypnosis reduce metastatic breast carcinoma pain : Psychosom. Med., 45 (1983) 333–339},
  author={Doron Spiegel and Jess R Bloom},
  journal={Pain},
  year={1983},
  volume={22},
  pages={215-216}
}
The pain and mood disturbance of 54 women with metastatic carcinoma of the breast were studied over the course of one year. A random sample was offered weekly group therapy during the year, with or without self-hypnosis training directed toward enhancing their competence at mastering pain and stress related to cancer. Both treatment groups demonstrated significantly less self-rated pain sensation (t = 2.5 p less than 0.02) and suffering (t = 2.17, p less than 0.03) than the control sample… CONTINUE READING
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