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Am J Clin Hypn. 1990 Jan;32(3):147-53.

Hypnotic techniques for smoking control and psychogenic impotence.

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University of Texas Health Science Center, Dallas.


In the past 35 years I have used a variety of hypnotic techniques to help patients stop smoking. The most successful method has been to see the patient for 3 consecutive days with a follow-up session about 3 weeks later. With this technique, about 81% of patients stopped smoking. Psychogenic impotence has many possible causes and must be approached with an understanding of the dynamics involved. However, hypnotic suggestions can be helpful in restoring erectile function. I have used the technique described here with almost 3000 patients with a success rate of 88%.

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