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Laboratory Research on Hypnotic Analgesia

Clinical Studies of Hypnotic Analgesia

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Efficacy of Hypnotic Analgesia


John F. Kihlstrom, PhD

Plenary address presented at the annual meeting of the American Pain Society, Atlanta, Georgia, November 3, 2000.  The point of view represented in this paper is based on research supported by Grant #MH-35856 from the National Institute of Mental Health.  I thank Lucy Canter Kihlstrom for her comments.  Painting by Richard Bergh (1887).


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