The Nature of Hypnotic Analgesia and Placebo Response to Experimental Pain

@article{Mcglashan1969TheNO,
  title={The Nature of Hypnotic Analgesia and Placebo Response to Experimental Pain},
  author={T. Mcglashan and F. J. Evans and M. Orne},
  journal={Psychosomatic Medicine},
  year={1969},
  volume={31},
  pages={227–246}
}
  • T. Mcglashan, F. J. Evans, M. Orne
  • Published 1969
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
  • &NA; The effects of hypnotically induced analgesia and placebo response to “a powerful analgesic drug” were investigated. Highly motivated Ss, who were either very responsive or essentially insusceptible to hypnosis, performed a task which induced ischemic muscle pain. Special procedures and a modified double‐blind condition were adopted to establish plausible expectations in both groups that the two treatments effectively reduce pain intensity. Changes in pain threshold and tolerance following… CONTINUE READING
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