Full title: Reconditioning the stress response with hypnosis CD reduces the inflammatory cytokine IL-6 and influences resilience: a pilot study.
This 12-week study sought to determine if a self-administered CD hypnosis would reduce inflammatory cytokine IL-6 and influence resilience. It involved 11 patients. Participants reported a decrease in negative appraisal coping using the CD. (Negative appraisal coping includes perfectionism, self-deprecating statements, and pessimistic thinking.) The conclusion was that through the by listening to the hypnosis CD, which also served as a stress reduction program, inflammation (IL-6) was affect as well as coping and resilience was improved.
Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2013 May;19(2):83-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2012.12.004. Epub 2013 Jan 18. Schoen M, Nowack K. 864 South Robertson Blvd, Suite 206, Los Angeles, CA 90035, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org