Medical hypnosis for temporomandibular disorders: treatment efficacy and medical utilization outcome.

@article{Simon2000MedicalHF,
  title={Medical hypnosis for temporomandibular disorders: treatment efficacy and medical utilization outcome.},
  author={Enm Simon and Darren M Lewis},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics},
  year={2000},
  volume={90 1},
  pages={
          54-63
        }
}
AIM The aim of this study was to examine the effectiveness of a particular behavioral medicine treatment modality, medical hypnosis, on reducing the pain symptoms of temporomandibular disorders (TMD). METHODS Twenty-eight patients who were recalcitrant to conservative treatment for TMD participated in a medical hypnosis treatment program and completed measures of their pain symptoms on 4 separate occasions: during wait list, before treatment, after treatment, and at a 6-month follow-up. In… CONTINUE READING

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