Hypnosis and Medical Compliance
The results of these studies suggest that hypnosis is a viable means of assisting patients in adhering to medical instructions and treatments that must be self-administered.
- Trakyali, G., Sayinsu, K., Müezzinoğlu, A. E., & Arun, T. Conscious hypnosis as a method for patient motivation in cervical headgear wear--a pilot study. Eur J Orthod. 2008; 30(2):147-52. Department of Orthodontics, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey.
- Carvalho, C., Mazzoni, G., Kirsch, I., et al. The effect of posthypnotic suggestion, hypnotic suggestability, and goal intentions on adherence to medical instructions. Int J Clin Exp Hypn. 2008; 56(2): 143-55. Higher Institute of Applied Psychology, Lisbon, Portugal.