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Clinical Hypnosis for Pain Control by David R Patterson

By David R Patterson

Medical Hypnosis for soreness keep an eye on is a compelling argument for using hypnotic analgesia as a attainable replacement to psychopharmacological interventions for controlling acute, power, and perioperative ache, in addition to discomfort from nonsurgical systems.

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Before the 1980s, few randomized controlled studies could be identified for clinical hypnotic analgesia. Now pain control has become somewhat of a standard for the field. The body of literature that has developed in this area is respectable. A basic problem in the hypnotic pain literature up, at least, until recently, is that often no distinction is made between whether the type of pain being treated is acute or chronic. In fact, regarding acute and chronic as the same treatment identity is akin to saying that the treatments for anxiety and depression or for obesity and sleep disorders are similar.

Studies have demonstrated hypnotically induced reductions in arm skin reflex (Hernandez-Peon, Dittborn, Borlone, & Davidovich, 1960), ankle muscle response (Holroyd, 1996), and nerve response in the jaw (Sharav & Tal, 1989). Keirnan and colleagues also demonstrated a hypnotically induced muscle response in the ankle (Kiernan, Dane, Phillips, & Price, 1995), but their study received particular attention because they demonstrated that hypnotic 48 CLINICAL HYPNOSIS FOR PAIN CONTROL suggestions for analgesia were correlated with spinal nociceptive (R-III) reflex.

Harvesting the marrow is certainly painful in itself. Further, patients undergo supralethal does of irradiation that can cause nausea, vomiting, and mucositis for days or even weeks. Syrjala, Cummings, and Donaldson (1992) compared hypnosis with cognitive–behavioral and attention control conditions in patients with cancer undergoing this difficult procedure and 20 days of chemotherapy and irradiation. Hypnosis included relaxation and suggestions for pain control that were tailored to the needs of the patient and then provided on audiotapes.

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