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Hypnotic imagery rehearsal in the treatment of nightmares: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17059126     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This case report discusses a patient who experienced frequent nightmares and chronic low-level anxiety during his 3 1/2 year imprisonment. He developed post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), in part because he adamantly insisted that he had been wrongfully incarcerated. The literature supports the use of hypnotic imagery rehearsal for treating nightmares that stem from PTSD. Due to the patient's distrust of others and trauma history, it was uncertain whether hypnotic intervention would be effective. It is of note, there is no indication in the literature that hypnosis has been used with people on parole, let alone individuals who believe they were wrongly accused of committing a crime.
Authors:
Brooke Donatone
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of clinical hypnosis     Volume:  49     ISSN:  0002-9157     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Clin Hypn     Publication Date:  2006 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-10-24     Completed Date:  2006-11-30     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:  123-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
NYU Student Health Center 726 Broadway, Ste. 471 New York, NY 10003, USA. brooke.donatone@nyu.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Dreams*
Humans
Hypnosis*
Imagery (Psychotherapy)*
Male
Sleep Disorders / therapy*

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