Be informed about the latest scientific research backing the medical uses of hypnosis. Clinical hypnosis is nothing like the hypnotism you've seen in clubs or on TV. It is a proven, effective and safe complement to traditional medicine. This book shows you the ways hypnotism has been demonstrated to help doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals treat pain, reduce stress, address fears, and otherwise improve the patient's total well-being. Written by a hypnotist who has successfully practiced in some of New York City's most prestigious hospitals and a medical writer with years of experience, this book will help anyone that is interested in the complementary uses of clinical hypnosis.