hypnotic analgesia


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hypnotic analgesia

The use of hypnotic suggestion to alter a patient's perception of noxious sensations, e.g., the pain of childbirth or coronary artery disease.
See also: analgesia
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Effects of Age on Responsiveness to Adjunct Hypnotic Analgesia During Invasive Medical Procedures.
Conclusions: Older patients are hypnotizable and increasing age does not appear to mitigate the usefulness of hypnotic analgesia during invasive medical procedures.
Hypnotic Analgesia for Combat-related Spinal Cord Injury Pain: A Case Study.
Data from 26 participants in a case series of hypnotic analgesia for chronic pain were examined to determine the long-term effects of hypnosis treatment.