Hypnosis and Dermatological Disorders
Hypnosis may be effective for symptom relief of dermatological disorders such as psoriasis, rosacea, atopic dermatitis, acne, etc. It can also be used as an adjunct to anesthesia / analgesia for dermatological surgeries.
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