The Handbook of Contemporary Clinical Hypnosis

Theory and Practice

Author: Les Brann

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Psychology

Page: 632

View: 924

Covering theory and practice, The Handbook of Contemporary Clinical Hypnosis is an up-to-date, authoritative resource to support health professionals in their use of hypnosis in clinical settings. Provides an authoritative reference for practitioners and trainees on the diverse applications of hypnosis, published under the auspices of the British Society for Clinical and Academic Hypnosis (BSCAH) Combines a theoretical framework with material on a wide range of specific disorders including anxiety, stress phobias, eczema, oncology, eating disorders and infertility Shows how to adjust hypnotic techniques for different contexts e.g. when working with children, in emergencies and via a translator Features a variety of case studies that illustrate hypnosis techniques in action

The Fearful Dental Patient

A Guide to Understanding and Managing

Author: Arthur A. Weiner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 308

View: 99

The Fearful Dental Patient: A Guide to Understanding and Managing helps dental professionals understand the basics of fear, anxiety and phobias and the role these emotions play in creating negative behavior within the dental environment. The text contains a variety of modalities that help identify dental fear and phobia, as well as chair-side techniques and practical advice aimed at improving patient cooperation and ensuring treatment compliance. Chapter topics include the basic origins of patient fear and anxiety, how to indentify dental anxiety and varied approaches to managing fearful patients of any age. Approaches discussed employ behavioral, pharmacological, sedation and even hypnotic techniques, specifying combinations where required. Chapters also include coverage of a wide range of patients, including those with psychiatric comorbidities and special healthcare needs. The entire dental team will greatly benefit from the proven methods and practical guidance presented to better understand and treat fearful dental patients.

Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis in Medicine, Dentistry, and Psychology

Author: William S. Kroger

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 396

View: 263

This is a Revised Second Edition of Dr. Kroger's classic work on hypnosis, which describes successful hypnotherapy techniques for a wide range of medical, psychiatric, and dental conditions. Dr. Kroger's work in developing the concept of clinical hypnosis, and making it a part of the science of behavior modification, is generally regarded as the foundation of modern hypnotherapy. This Revised Second Edition features an introduction by Michael Yapko, PhD, an internationally recognized expert in short-term psychotherapy, which places Dr. Kroger's work in contemporary context. A bound-in DVD features two of Dr. Kroger's filmed demonstrations of surgical procedures using hypnosis as anesthesia, one for childbirth and another for thyroid surgery, plus extensive commentary by Michael Yapko, PhD.

Handbook of Medical and Psychological Hypnosis

Foundations, Applications, and Professional Issues

Author: Gary Elkins, PhD, ABPP, ABPH

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN:

Category: Psychology

Page: 744

View: 577

A unique, state-of-the art, interdisciplinary resource on clinical hypnosis in psychology and medicine This is the only up-to-date, comprehensive interdisciplinary resource on clinical hypnosis research and applications in psychology and medicine. Authoredby hypnosis experts worldwide, it encompasses state-of-the-art scholarship and techniques for hypnotic treatments along with hypnosis transcripts and caseexamples for all major psychological disorders and medical conditions. In easily understandable language, this desk reference addresses theories,neurophysiology of hypnosis, hypnotherapy screening, measurement of hypnotizability, professional issues, and ethics. Individual chapters present hypnoticinductions to treat 70 disorders including anxiety, depression, pain, sleep problems, phobias, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, menopausal hotflashes, Parkinson's disease, palliative care, tinnitus, addictions, and a multitude other common complaints. The guide also examines the history and foundations of hypnosis, myths and misconceptions, patient screening, dealing with resistance, and precautions tothe use of hypnosis. It examines a variety of hypnotherapy systems ranging from hypnotic relaxation therapy to hypnoanalysis. With each application thetext includes relevant research, specific induction techniques, and an illustrative case example. Additionally the resource covers professional issues,certification, hypnosis in the hospital, and placebo effects. Key Features: Presents state-of-the art hypnosis research and applications for a wide range of psychological and medical disorders Encompasses information on 70 disorders with relevant research, intervention techniques, and case examples Authored by an international cadre of experts Provides an interdisciplinary perspective of both the mental health and medical communities Addresses certification, ethics, and other professional issues

Preparing for Dental Practice

Author: Trevor Burke

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 278

View: 872

This book helps dental students to prepare for the difficult transition into dental primary care. It provides a background to the holistic approach senior students are encouraged to use when identifying treatment needs and covers the integration of treatment and its planning, aspects of dental team building, practice selection and management matters.

Hypnosis for Behavioral Health

A Guide to Expanding Your Professional Practice

Author: David B. Reid, PsyD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN:

Category: Psychology

Page: 262

View: 300

Winner of the Arthur Shapiro Award for the 2013 Best Book on Hypnosis "The charm and value of Reidís book is that it is very personal... Reidís persona emerges as a warm, generous, and enthusiastic colleague, who is eager to share how he figured this clinical hypnosis stuff out and integrated it into his practice... [The book] serves quite well to introduce the uninitiated, and those who wish to guide them, about using the power of trance and therapeutic communication in practical ways to become more effective in helping those for whom we care. I wish I had read it in medical school." -- Laurence I. Sugarman, M.D., F.A.A.P., A.B.M.H., Annals of Behavioral Sciences and Medical Education "This is an excellent introductory book for any professional who deals with behavioralhealth issues and would like to add hypnosis to her arsenal of clinical tools."--American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis Clinical hypnosis has been proven through decades of rigorous research and practice to be an effective intervention in a wide range of mental, behavioral, and physical health issues. This highly practical text demystifies clinical hypnosis by providing step-by-step guidance for using its techniques to enhance the repertoire of practitioners in other psychotherapeutic modalities. It offers mental health providers with no formal training in hypnosis the requisite guidance and information they need to learn and confidently apply strategies to help their clients initiate constructive, health-oriented change in their lives. Chapters progress from initial assessment through the development of treatment plans and actual hypnotic techniques with clients. The author shows how to apply hypnosis to such clinical issues as anxiety, stress, somatic disorders, pain, and unwanted habits. In addition, the author shows clinicians how they can broaden their practice beyond mental or physical health parameters of treatment by applying hypnosis in areas of personal growth and wellness (motivation, athletic performance, conflict resolution). The text also covers ethical and professional issues related to clinical hypnosis, which does not require special licensure when it is integrated into a psychotherapeutic practice. Key Features: Offers clinicians who have no or little background in clinical hypnosis clear, accessible information on how to safely and effectively use basic techniques with clients Helps psychotherapists expand their practice by providing effective interventions with behavioral health issues that are also eligible for insurance reimbursement Includes sample guided scripts for specific problems as well as experiential exercises and treatment plans Provides case histories drawn from the author's clinical work and those of the "father" of clinical hypnosis, Milton Erickson Instructs therapists on the use of hypnosis for clinical and personal growth and wellness issues

Brief Cognitive Hypnosis

Facilitating the Change of Dysfunctional Behavior

Author: Jordan Zarren, MSW, DAHB

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 601

ìBrief Cognitive Hypnosis gives a unique and refreshing presentation of various applications of hypnosis in clinical practice. Most importantly this book focuses on brief clinical interventions which are both effacacious and cost effective. The authors clearly describe a number of techniques for correcting dysfunctional behaviors such as irritating and/or self-destructive habits, ameliorating anxiety disorders, treating pain, and managing troublesome side effects of various medical treatments and procedures. I highly recommend this book as a valuable resource for all clinicians who are faced with helping their patients deal with such problems.î - Edward J. Frischholz, PhD, Fellow and Past-President Divison 30 (Society for Psychological Hypnosis) American Psychological Association Past-Editor, American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis Fellow and Approved Consultant, American Society of Clinical Hypnosis ìI wish I had said that. This book is clear, accurate, and explicated in a way that is indisputably better than any other texts on clinical hypnosis that Iíve read.î - Dabney M. Ewin, MD, ABMH Past President of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Medical Hypnosis ì[This book] is a magical addition to the field of Clinical Hypnosis. Two distinguished Board Certified Clinicians with over sixty years of combined clinical experience have provided a delightful book that will not only add to the experienced cliniciansí skills, but provide a straightforward and practical approach for the neophyte in hypnosis.î - William C. Wester, EdD, ABPP, ABPH Past President of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis ìThis is a valuable book for clinicians. It is highly practical, ëuser friendlyí, and explicates rapid treatment methods for the range of problems most commonly seen in our offices. I definitely recommend it.î - D. Corydon Hammond, PhD, ABPH Past President of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis Professor University of Utah School of Medicine ì...Zarren and Eimer integrate traditional psychodynamic models of the unconscious and symptom-formation with modern cognitive theory, the outcome of which is a new model for the change process in therapy. With lucid description of their clinical methods and rich case illustrations the authors show how the hypnotic trance, along with careful attention to the wording of the hypnotic scripts, enable the patient to open to the possibility of genuine change.î - Daniel Brown, PhD, ABPH Professor, Harvard Medical School and Simmons School of Social Work, Boston, Massachusetts

Dentistry English for Dental Practice Textbook and Exercise Book

STOMATOLOGIE ANGLIÈTINA PRO ZUBNÍ PRAXI UÈEBNICE A CVIÈEBNICE

Author: Irena Baumruková

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 457

View: 446

Presented work is a textbook and exercise book of medical English in the branch of stomatology and at the same time a reading book of professional texts taken from the newest original sources. The material can be used by dentists and dental hygienists who encounter English-speaking clients in their surgeries. Professionals and students who are going to work or study in English-speaking countries as well as teachers of medical English at high schools and universities will find this book a useful aid for theoretical subjects and a valuable manual for everyday practice. All exercises contain correct answers, and the keys can also be used by students whose native language is English. The topics covered are preventive and community dental practice; history taking and examination; dental radiology; psychological aspects of dental care; paediatric dentistry; general medicine of relevance to dentistry; emergencies in dental practice; analgesia, sedation, and general anaesthesia; oral medicine; oral and maxillofacial surgery; periodontology; restorative dentistry; operative dentistry; minor oral surgery; orthodontics; removable prosthodontics; dental materials and conservation instruments. The author wishes a lot of success to all motivated and hard-working students.

Complementary Therapies in Dental Practice

Author: Peter Varley (DDFHom.)

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 280

View: 687

'Complementary Therapies in Dental Practice' looks at the various types of complementary therapies that can be used in dentistry, outlining the ways in which these therapies can be used in everyday dental practice or, if more appropriate, in which direction a dental practitioner can refer a patient. As time goes on, more and more dental practitioners are referring patients to specialists in alternative therapies. The aim of this book is to make more people aware that alternative therapies have a place in the practice of dentistry.