31. Obstetrics

  1. Les Brann1,
  2. Jacky Owens2 and
  3. Ann Williamson3
  1. Diana Tibble and
  2. Les Brann

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119950905.ch31

The Handbook of Contemporary Clinical Hypnosis: Theory and Practice

The Handbook of Contemporary Clinical Hypnosis: Theory and Practice

How to Cite

Tibble, D. and Brann, L. (2011) Obstetrics, in The Handbook of Contemporary Clinical Hypnosis: Theory and Practice (eds L. Brann, J. Owens and A. Williamson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119950905.ch31

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Sheffield University, UK

  2. 2

    University College London, UK

  3. 3

    Salford Universities, UK

Author Information

  1. Sheffield University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683675

Online ISBN: 9781119950905

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Keywords:

  • obstetrics;
  • hypnotizability;
  • hypnotizability score, Harvard Scale;
  • nausea and vomiting;
  • post-hypnotic suggestion;
  • anxiety and depression;
  • hypnosis in post-partum period

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Nausea and Vomiting

  • The Anxious or Unhappy Mother

  • Premature Labour

  • Pregnancy Induced Hypertension

  • Breech and Malpresentation

  • Itching

  • Induction of Labour

  • Hypnosis in Labour

  • Birth Preparation: the Hypnosis Programme

  • Uses of Hypnosis in the Post-Partum Period

  • References