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Summary

Hypnosis is one of the oldest methods of psychological pain control. After a brief historical review and the definition of hypnosis will be Hypnotic Pain Control Techniques described. These can be divided into dissociative, associative, symbolic and psychodynamic techniques; their application is symptom or problem-oriented. Afterwards, experimental and clinical studies as well as a meta-analysis will be presented. Hypnotic pain control is shown to be an effective technique, but it has certain limitations.

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