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International Handbook of Clinical Hypnosis

International Handbook of Clinical Hypnosis

Graham D. Burrows (Editor), Robb O. Stanley (Editor), Peter B. Bloom (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-85168-5

Dec 2002, Wiley-Blackwell

366 pages

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$156.99

Description

Clinical Hypnosis has proved successful in a variety of clinical situations. This handbook, with its practical approach, covers both the scientific and clinical aspects of hypnosis providing information on a range of available psychological and physical treatments.
* Explains how to learn and apply hypnosis in clinical situations
* World renowned editors
* Comprehensive coverage of relevant issues
This title will be invaluable to practising psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, medical hypnotists and mental health care workers.
List of Contributors.

Preface.

PART I: THE NATURE OF HYPNOSIS.

Introduction to Clinical Hypnosis and the Hypnotic Phenomena (Graham D. Burrows & Robb O. Stanley).

Training in Hypnosis (Peter B. Bloom).

PART II: GENERAL CLINICAL CONSIDERATIONS.

Patient Selection: Assessment and Preparation, Indications and Contraindications (Julie H. Linden).

Memory and Hypnosis —General Considerations (Peter W. Sheehan).

Neuropsychophysiology of Hypnosis: Towards an Understanding of How Hypnotic Interventions Work (Helen J. Crawford).

PART III: THE PSYCHOTHERAPIES

Injunctive Communication and Relational Dynamics: An Interactional Perspective (Jeffrey K. Zeig).

PART IV: SPECIFIC DISORDERS AND APPLICATIONS

Hypnosis and Recovered Memory: Evidence-Based Practice (Kevin M. McConkey).

Hypnosis in the Management of Stress and Anxiety Disorders (Robb O. Stanley, et al.).

Hypnosis and Depression (Graham D. Burrows & Sandra G. Broughton).

Hypnosis, Dissaciation and Trauma (David Spiegel).

Conversion Disorders. (C. Hoogduin & Karin Roelofs).

Personality and Psychotic Disorders (Joan Murray-Jobsis).

Dissociative Disorders (Richard P. Kluft).

Eating Disorders—Anorexia and Bulimia (Moshe S. Torem).

Hypnotherapy in Obesity (Johan Vanderlinden).

Hypnotic Interventions in the Treatment of Sexual Dysfunctions (Robb O. Stanley & Graham D. Burrows).

Hypnosis in Chronic Pain Management (Frederick J. Evans).

Hypnosis and Pain (Leonard Rose).

The Use of Hypnosis in the Treatment of Burn Patients (Dabney M. Ewin).

Hypnosis in Dentistry (Dov Glazer).

Dental Anxiety Disorders, Phobias and Hypnotizability (Jack A. Gerschman).

Applications of Clinical Hypnosis with Children (Daniel P. Kohen).

The Negative Consequences of Hypnosis Inappropriately or Ineptly Applied (Robb O. Stanley & Graham D. Burrows).

Index.

""...experienced practitioners would undoubtedly gain much useful information and it would be a worthwhile addition to their library..."" (Journal of Psychosomatic Research, Vol 55, 2003)