Hypnosis: medicine's dirty word.

  title={Hypnosis: medicine's dirty word.},
  author={William N Upshaw},
  journal={The American journal of clinical hypnosis},
  volume={49 2},
This paper attempts to understand the relationship between the clinical efficacy of hypnosis and its negative perception among many medical educators, practitioners and the general public. By exploring the history of hypnosis, an attempt was made to point out several events that may have led to both the past and current misperception of hypnosis which the author believes have caused hypnosis to become "medicine's dirty word". 

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