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Papers: 9 Mar 2024 - 15 Mar 2024


Front Psychol



Make me more comfortable: effects of a hypnosis session on pain perception in chronic pain patients.


Ogez D, Landry M, Caron-Trahan R, Jusseaux AE, Aubin M, Véronneau J, Fournier V, Godin N, Idrissi M, Rainville P, Richebé P


Approximately one-quarter of Canadians experience chronic pain, a debilitating condition often necessitating opioid use, which raises concerns regarding dependency and overdose risks. As an alternative, we developed the HYlaDO program (Hypnose de la Douleur, hypnosis of Pain in French), a novel self-hypnosis approach for chronic pain management. The development of this program followed the ORBIT model, a comprehensive framework for designing interventions encompassing several phases ranging from design to efficacy assessment.