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Childbirth preparation through hypnosis: the hypnoreflexogenous protocol.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9868807     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A verbatim protocol for the "Hypnoreflexogenous" method of preparation for childbirth is presented wherein the patient is taught to enter a hypnotic state and then prepared for labor and delivery. The method provides a "conditioned reflex" effect conducive to a positive outcome for labor and delivery by enhancing the patient's sense of readiness and control. Previous applications of the method demonstrate patients have fewer complications, higher frequency of normal and full-term deliveries, and more positive postpartum adjustment. The benefit and ultimate cost effectiveness of the method are discussed.
P G Schauble; W E Werner; S H Rai; A Martin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of clinical hypnosis     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0002-9157     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Clin Hypn     Publication Date:  1998 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-01-20     Completed Date:  1999-01-20     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0100626     Medline TA:  Am J Clin Hypn     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  273-83     Citation Subset:  IM    
Counseling Center, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611-4100, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Labor, Obstetric*

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