F. GORDON PLEUNE, M.D.
A recent and widespread revival of interest in the use of hypnosis in medicine has aroused a strong and sincere desire on the part of many doctors for a clearer understanding of what hypnosis is, and when, how and for what it should or should not be used. This interest seems particularly strong among physicians who are not psychiatrists but who want to learn about using hypnosis in their medical practice. The question arises of using hypnosis not only for analgesia or anesthesia, but for a gamut of conditions like overeating, excessive drinking, excessive smoking, insomnia, vomiting, and in particular
PLEUNE FG. THE QUESTION OF HYPNOSIS IN MEDICAL PRACTICE1. Ann Intern Med. ;52:1273–1278. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-52-6-1273
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1960;52(6):1273-1278.
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