The Skilled Nursing Unit Care Home (SNU), is a place of residence for people who require constant nursing care and have significant deficiencies with activities of daily living. Residents include the elderly and younger adults with physical or mental disabilities. Many patients experience anxiety, distress, physical and psychological pain and suffering. The Skilled Nursing Unit (SNU), Care Home “Residenza Valle dei Laghi” in the city of Cavedine, Trento, Italy, organized a group therapy in this study, which investigated responses to patients’ pain and suffering, with clinical hypnosis techniques. We have organized a group of patients with physical chronic pain evolving in psycho somatoform disorders, utilizing the group therapy with direct and indirect clinical hypnosis, by metaphors and relaxing musical video.

The Use of Clinical Hypnosis in Palliative Care: The Experience in a Skilled Nursing Unit Care Home (SNU) to Discover the Benefits of Consciousness Expansion

Brugnoli, Maria Paola
2012-01-01

Abstract

The Skilled Nursing Unit Care Home (SNU), is a place of residence for people who require constant nursing care and have significant deficiencies with activities of daily living. Residents include the elderly and younger adults with physical or mental disabilities. Many patients experience anxiety, distress, physical and psychological pain and suffering. The Skilled Nursing Unit (SNU), Care Home “Residenza Valle dei Laghi” in the city of Cavedine, Trento, Italy, organized a group therapy in this study, which investigated responses to patients’ pain and suffering, with clinical hypnosis techniques. We have organized a group of patients with physical chronic pain evolving in psycho somatoform disorders, utilizing the group therapy with direct and indirect clinical hypnosis, by metaphors and relaxing musical video.
clinical hypnosis, palliative care, consciousness
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