Studies on Hypnosis

 Hypnotherapy Client

  1. Study of the efficacy of childbirth hypnosis published on “PubMed.gov” ~
    “Hypnosis Antenatal Training for Childbirth” (HATCh): a randomised controlled trial
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1450315/ 
  2. PubMed.gov study on hypnosis used for uncomplicated birth ~
    “Hypnosis to facilitate uncomplicated birth.” – Mehl-Madrona LE.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15190731 
  3. PubMed.gov study on alternative therapies for pain management in labor ~
    “Complimentary and Alternative Therapies for Pain Management in Labor” - Univ. Adelaide, AU.
    http://1.usa.gov/y9TrHf 
  4. Published in the Journal of Family Practice – May 2001 ~
    “Effects of Hypnosis on the Labor Process and Birth Outcomes of Pregnant Adolescents”
    http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0689/is_5_50/ai_75244770/ 
  5. Published in the British Journal of Anesthesia ~
    “Hypnosis for Pain Relief in Labor and Childbirth; a sytematic review”
    http://bja.oxfordjournals.org/content/93/4/505.full 
  6. Multiple studies listed below from “Mind-Body Advances, LLC” website ~
    ~ “Hypnosis for childbirth: a restrospective comparative anaysis in one obstetrician’s practice”
    ~  ”Evidence-based clinical hypnosis for obstetrics, labor and delivery and preterm labor.”
    ~ “Hypnosis: removing the labour from birth.”
    ~ “Self-hypnosis: alternative anesthesia for childbirth.”
    ~ “Hypnosis and conversion of the breech to vertex presentation.”
    http://www.mind-bodyadvances.com/published_hypnosis_clinical_studies.html#118348 
  7.  PubMed.gov study ~
    “Antenatal Self-Hypnosis for Labour and Childbirth: a pilot study”
    http://1.usa.gov/ybqaRE 
  8. Published in online version of The Wall Street Journal/Health Journal ~
    “How you think about pain can have a major impact on how it feels.”
    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204323904577038041207168300.html 
  9. YouTube News VIDEO cites multiple studies about hypnosis being effective for pain elimination ~
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZBFtgxlAgA&;feature=youtu.be