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hypnosis smoking cessation

I Aumann, L Tedja, J M Graf von der Schulenburg
BACKGROUND: Smoking is a major risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). For current smokers who are diagnosed with COPD, their first treatment option is to stop smoking. Motivation is necessary for long-term smoking cessation; therefore, when designing smoking cessation programs, the patients' needs and preferences should be considered. We focused on COPD patients' experiences with existing smoking cessation programs and evaluated their preferences for the improvement of these programs...
2016: Tobacco Induced Diseases
Richard Glickman-Simon, Stephanie Savasta
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 2014: Explore: the Journal of Science and Healing
Luz Helena Alba, Raúl Murillo, Nelci Becerra, Nelson Páez, Alejandra Cañas, Catalina Mosquera, Juan Sebastián Castillo, Natalia Camacho, Javier Gómez, Plutarco García-Herreros, Luis Gabriel Bernal
INTRODUCTION: Chronic diseases represent the greatest burden of disease in Colombia for which smoking is the major risk factor. OBJECTIVES: To provide clinical practice recommendations based upon efficacy and safety of smoking cessation therapies for Colombian adults. MATERIALS AND METHODS: An adaptation of clinical practice guidelines (CPG) based on the ADAPT methodology was performed. We searched CPG on Medline, EMBASE, CINAHL, LILACS, and Cochrane databases...
April 2013: Biomédica: Revista del Instituto Nacional de Salud
Faysal M Hasan, Sofija E Zagarins, Karen M Pischke, Shamila Saiyed, Ann Marie Bettencourt, Laura Beal, Diane Macys, Sanjay Aurora, Nancy McCleary
BACKGROUND: The efficacy of pharmacotherapy for smoking cessation is well documented. However, due to relapse rates and side effects, hypnotherapy is gaining attention as an alternative treatment option. The aim of this one-center randomized study was to compare the efficacy of hypnotherapy alone, as well as hypnotherapy with nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), to conventional NRT in patients hospitalized with a cardiac or pulmonary illness. METHODS: We evaluated self-reported and biochemically verified 7-day prevalence smoking abstinence rates at 12 and 26 weeks post-hospitalization...
February 2014: Complementary Therapies in Medicine
Maria Dickson-Spillmann, Severin Haug, Michael P Schaub
BACKGROUND: Despite the popularity of hypnotherapy for smoking cessation, the efficacy of this method is unclear. We aimed to investigate the efficacy of a single-session of group hypnotherapy for smoking cessation compared to relaxation in Swiss adult smokers. METHODS: This was a cluster-randomised, parallel-group, controlled trial. A single session of hypnosis or relaxation for smoking cessation was delivered to groups of smokers (median size = 11). Participants were 223 smokers consuming ≥ 5 cigarettes per day, willing to quit and not using cessation aids (47...
2013: BMC Public Health
Jordan Paradise
The adverse effects of smoking have fostered a natural market for smoking cessation and smoking reduction products. Smokers attempting to quit or reduce consumption have tried everything: "low" or "light" cigarettes; nicotine-infused chewing gum, lozenges, and lollipops; dermal patches; and even hypnosis. The latest craze in the quest to find a safer source of nicotine is the electronic cigarette. Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have swept the market, reaching a rapidly expanding international consumer base...
2013: Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics
Björn Riegel
Abstract Eighty-five smokers chose either a group or individual treatment using manualized hypnosis. Abstinence rates in group treatment at follow-up are 19.6% in comparison to 13.8% in individual treatment. This difference did not reach statistical significance. It is concluded that group treatment is as effective as the better established individual treatment and therefore can be seen as an alternative approach in smoking cessation using hypnosis.
2013: International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis
William P Wynn, Ron T Stroman, Michaela M Almgren, Kelly J Clark
Annually there are 500 000 preventable deaths in the United States caused by smoking; as health care professionals, pharmacists have a unique opportunity to advise, assess, and assist patients to quit smoking. This review article provides pharmacists with a "toolbox" containing an overview of pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic methods for smoking cessation. Currently approved over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medications (nicotine replacement therapy, varenicline, and bupropion) are summarized, and nonpharmacologic therapies discussed include cognitive therapy and hypnosis...
December 2012: Journal of Pharmacy Practice
Guy H Montgomery, Julie B Schnur, Kate Kravits
Answer questions and earn CME/CNE Hypnosis has been used to provide psychological and physical comfort to individuals diagnosed with cancer for nearly 200 years. The goals of this review are: 1) to describe hypnosis and its components and to dispel misconceptions; 2) to provide an overview of hypnosis as a cancer prevention and control technique (covering its use in weight management, smoking cessation, as an adjunct to diagnostic and treatment procedures, survivorship, and metastatic disease); and 3) to discuss future research directions...
January 2013: CA: a Cancer Journal for Clinicians
Nelci Astrid Becerra, Luz Helena Alba, Juan Sebastián Castillo, Raúl Murillo, Alejandra Cañas, Plutarco García-Herreros
BACKGROUND: smoking is a chronic disease in the group of addictions and its treatment includes two components:psychosocial and pharmacological intervention. Other types of therapeutic approaches have been used as treatment options for tobacco addiction. Acupuncture, hypnosis and homeopathy are the most used nonconventional interventions. OBJECTIVE: review the available evidence in regards to the use of alternative therapies for smoking cessation in the adult population from the published clinical practice guidelines (CPG)...
September 2012: Gaceta Médica de México
Mehdi Tahiri, Salvatore Mottillo, Lawrence Joseph, Louise Pilote, Mark J Eisenberg
BACKGROUND: Acupuncture, hypnotherapy, and aversive smoking are the most frequently studied alternative smoking cessation aids. These aids are often used as alternatives to pharmacotherapies for smoking cessation; however, their efficacy is unclear. METHODS: We carried out a random effect meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials to determine the efficacy of alternative smoking cessation aids. We systematically searched the Cochrane Library, EMBASE, Medline, and PsycINFO databases through December 2010...
June 2012: American Journal of Medicine
Maria Dickson-Spillmann, Thomas Kraemer, Kristina Rust, Michael Schaub
BACKGROUND: A significant number of smokers would like to stop smoking. Despite the demonstrated efficacy of pharmacological smoking cessation treatments, many smokers are unwilling to use them; however, they are inclined to try alternative methods. Hypnosis has a long-standing reputation in smoking cessation therapy, but its efficacy has not been scientifically proven. We designed this randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effects of group hypnosis as a method for smoking cessation, and we will compare the results of group hypnosis with group relaxation...
2012: BMC Public Health
Claudia Zok
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2011: Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift
Chris G Richardson, Lisa Vettese, Steve Sussman, Sandra P Small, Peter Selby
This study examines smoking cessation content posted on The search terms "quit smoking" and "stop smoking" yielded 2,250 videos in October 2007. We examined the top 100 as well as 20 randomly selected videos. Of these, 82 were directly relevant to smoking cessation. Fifty-one were commercial productions that included antismoking messages and advertisements for hypnosis and NicoBloc fluid. Thirty-one were personally produced videos that described personal experiences with quitting, negative health effects, and advice on how to quit...
2011: Substance Use & Misuse
Pedro Marques-Vidal, João Melich-Cerveira, Fred Paccaud, Gérard Waeber, Peter Vollenweider, Jacques Cornuz
OBJECTIVE: To assess the preferred methods to quit smoking among current smokers. METHOD: Cross-sectional, population-based study conducted in Lausanne between 2003 and 2006 including 988 current smokers. Preference was assessed by questionnaire. Evidence-based (EB) methods were nicotine replacement, bupropion, physician or group consultations; non-EB-based methods were acupuncture, hypnosis and autogenic training. RESULTS: EB methods were frequently (physician consultation: 48%, 95% confidence interval (45-51); nicotine replacement therapy: 35% (32-38)) or rarely (bupropion and group consultations: 13% (11-15)) preferred by the participants...
March 2011: Preventive Medicine
Jo Barnes, Christine Y Dong, Hayden McRobbie, Natalie Walker, Monaz Mehta, Lindsay F Stead
BACKGROUND: Hypnotherapy is widely promoted as a method for aiding smoking cessation. It is proposed to act on underlying impulses to weaken the desire to smoke or strengthen the will to stop. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the efficacy of hypnotherapy for smoking cessation. SEARCH STRATEGY: We searched the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group Specialized Register and the databases MEDLINE, EMBASE, AMED, SCI, SSCI using the terms smoking cessation and hypnotherapy or hypnosis...
2010: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Arang Samim, Lynn Nugent, Puja K Mehta, Chrisandra Shufelt, C Noel Bairey Merz
Microvascular coronary dysfunction (MCD) is an increasingly recognized cause of cardiac ischemia and angina that is diagnosed more commonly in women. Patients with MCD present with the triad of persistent chest pain, ischemic changes on stress testing, and no obstructive coronary artery disease on cardiac catheterization. Data from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute-sponsored Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) study show that the diagnosis of MCD is not benign, with a 2.5% annual risk of adverse cardiac events including myocardial infarction, stroke, congestive heart failure, and death...
August 2010: Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine
Howard Sutcher
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 2010: American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis
Steven Jay Lynn, Joseph P Green, Michelle Accardi, Colleen Cleere
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2010: American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis
Daniel L Handel
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January 2010: American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis
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