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Table 2 Non-Medical Reasons for which Hypnotherapy was Offered at the Pediatric Pulmonary Center

From: Hypnosis in pediatrics: applications at a pediatric pulmonary center

Reason for Hypnosis Hypnosis Offered Hypnosis Accepted Symptom Improved Symptom Not Improved Lost to Follow-up
(Number of patients)
Psychological
Anxiety 62 57 45 7 5
Compliance with therapy 15 11 6 5 -
Conversion reaction 1 1 1 0 -
Smoking cessation 1 1 0 1 -
Iatrogenic
Medication Taste 35 31 29 2 -
Medical procedure pain 48 43 38 5 -
Post-operative pain 3 3 3 0 -
At Patient Request
School performance 9 9 7 1 1
Sports performance 5 5 5 0 -
Total 179 161 134 21 6