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Interest in the use of hypnosis expressed by general physicians has been increasing in the past decade. The control of painful states and situations of discomfort account for much of this interest. From its inception the field of hypnosis has abounded in myths and misunderstanding. Drs. Ernest and Josephine Hilgard of Stanford University have become renowned for their research in clarifying trance phenomena. They have quietly and effectively pursued the elusive quarry of hypnosis since 1957. Both have published extensively on their work and justifiably enjoy the respect and esteem of their colleagues in this field.
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Hypnosis in the Relief of Pain.. Ann Intern Med. 1976;84:626. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-84-5-626_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1976;84(5):626.
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