Hypnosis placed high in success rate among other techniques

  • Hypnosis – reported a 93% success rate after 6 sessions
  • Behavioural therapy – 72% after 22 sessions
  • Psychotherapy- 38% success rate after 699 sessions

Alfred, A. Barrios, PhD(2006). Volume 7 Psychotherapy Magazine.

Hypnosis reduced Fatigue during radiotherapy for Breast Cancer

Doris, D. & Cohen, L.(2015). Breast Diseases: Year Book Quarterly, 26(1) 30-31.

Hypnosis controlled pain by direct effect on above spine areas

Jensen, M.P. (2009) Hypnosis for Chronic Pain: a New Hope. Pain. 146(3)235-237.

Hypnotic techniques used to treat Migraines, Asthma, Gastrointestinal Disorders

    Holdevici, I. Craciun, B.(2012). Procedia - Social and Behavioural Sciences, 33, 75-79.

    Hypnotherapy helped better then nicotine replacement in Smoking Cessation

    Hasan, F.M.; Zagarins, S.E.; Pischke, K.M.; Saiyed, S.; Bettencourt, A.M...(2014).
    Randomizes Controlled Trial. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 22(1), 1-8.

    Hypnotherapy- improvement for sufferers from Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Whorwell, P.; Prior, A. & Faragher, E.(1984). Controlled Trial. The Lancet, 324 (8414) 1232-1234.

    Self-Hypnosis effective in Anxiety-related conditions like Headache, IBS

    Hammond, D.C.(2010) Hypnosis of the Treatment of Anxiety-and Stress Related Disorders.
    Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, 10(2), 263-273.

    Hypnosis reduced Nausea and Vomiting during Chemotherapy

    Richardson, J.; Smith, J.; Mccall, G.; Richardson, A.; Pilkington, K. & Kirch, I.(2007).
    European Journal of Cancer Care, 16(5), 402-4012.

    Hypnosis helped people Loose Weight and prevented from gaining it in long term

    Kirch, I.(1996) Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 64(3), 517-519.

    Hypnosis caused a significant improvement in the Self Esteem of the students

    De Vos, H. M., & Louw, D. A. (2009). Higher Education, 57(2), 141-154.

    Hypnosis shown to be effective in the treatment of Sleep Disorders

    Hurwitz, T.D., Mahowald, M.W., Schenck, C. H., & Schluter, J. L. (1991).
    Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease.

    Hypnosis effective in improving the quality of life for terminally ill Cancer patients

    Liossi, C., & White, P. (2006). Contemporary Hypnosis, 18(3), 145-160.

    Hypnosis has been shown to be effective for Smoking Cessation

    Ahijevych, K., Yerardl, R., & Nedilsky, N. (2000).
    International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 48(4), 374-387.

    Switzerland, Hospital showed hypnosis as an effective treatment for Burn pain

    Berger, M. M., Davadant, M., Marin, C., Wasserfallen, J. B., Pinget, C., Maravic, P& Chiolero, R. L. (2010). Hypnosis in Major Burns. Burns, 36(5), 639-646.

    Hypnotherapy helped positively to change Immune System Response

    Ruzyla Smith, P.; Barabasz, A.; Barabasz, M. & Warner, D. (1995)
    Effects of Hypnosis on the Immune Response .
    American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 38(2),71-79.

    Hypnotherapy helped in Depression

    Alladin, A. (2009). Evidence-based Cognitive Hypnotherapy for Depression.
    Contemporary Hypnosis, 26(4). 245-262.

    Yapko, M. D. (2010). Hypnosis in the Treatment of Depression.
    International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 58(2), 137-146.

    Loriedo, C., Torti, C. (2010). Systemic Hypnosis with Depressed Individuals and their Families.
    International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 58(2), 222-246.

    Hypnotherapy helpful in treating of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder- PTSD

    Abramowitz, E. G., Barak, Y., Ben-Avi, I., Knobler, H. Y. (2008).
    Hypnotherapy in the Treatment of Chronic Combat-related PTSD.
    International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 56(3), 270-280.

    Bryant, R. A., Moulds, M. L., Guthrie, R. M., Nixon, R. D. V. (2005) Disorder.
    Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 73(2), 334-340.

    Spiegel, D. (1992). Hypnosis in the Treatment of PTSD. Psychiatric Medicine, 10(4), 21-30.

    Spiegel, D., Cardena, E. (1990). New uses of Hypnosis in the Treatment of PTSD.
    Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 51, 39-43.

    Hypnosis reduces preoperative Anxiety in adult patients

    Saadat H, Drummond-Lewis J, Maranets I, Kaplan D, Saadat A, Wang SM, Kain ZN.
    Anesth Analg.2006 May;102(5):1394-6.

    Positive impact of hypnosis, relaxation, guided imagery on aspects of immunity and health

    Gruzelier JH 1 .Department of Cognitive Neuroscience and Behaviour, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK. Stress. 2002 Jun; 5(2):147-63. PMID: 12186693