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Easing Pain and Improving Recovery… Stanford School of Medicine

Emily Hite on April 10th, 2012 A growing body of scientific evidence supports the belief that hypnosis holds therapeutic value, and recent studies have begun to illuminate how. Researchers are now likening hypnosis to the placebo effect, altering a patient’s expectations in order to lessen pain and fear and even improve recovery efforts. The Wall Street Journal reports: “We can teach people how to manage pain and anxiety, ” says David Spiegel, [MD,] psychiatrist and director of the Center for […]