Hypnotherapy in the Treatment of Children and Adults Who Suffer Anxiety Due to Prenatal and Birth Trauma by Julia Ingram

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Jun 2016

Birth trauma in its many forms creates primal suffering for the infant which, if untreated, often leads to severe and unremitting anxiety into adulthood. Hypnosis has proven to be highly effective in assisting a sufferer to recover because it reveals the origin of the fear. When the origin is known–when a client can finally understand the “why” of it—then healing can begin.


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Birth trauma in its many forms creates primal suffering for the infant which, if untreated, often leads to severe and unremitting anxiety into adulthood. Hypnosis has proven to be highly effective in assisting a sufferer to recover because it reveals the origin of the fear. This article addresses how healing can begin once the origin is known. 

Sharing Space: A New Model of the Woman's body and Potential in Childbirth

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Two great systems of human development, Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhism and the Toltec lineages of Mexico, offer inspiring models of the human body, with remarkable implications for childbirth today. Shifts in the medical paradigm encourage the development of mind/body and energy/body models for OB practice.


By new model I mean the use of two existing models of the human body applied to childbirth for the first time. One model comes from the Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhist lineages and the other comes from the Toltec lineages of Mexico.

Transition to Parenthood Among Drug Abusing Mothers: Stressors, Supports, Coping and Mental Health

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Oct 2009
We examined the impact of drug abuse on prenatal resources (social support and coping strategies) and mental health problems (depressiveness, pregnancy distress and hostility), and analyzed whether they would differently predict postpartum mental health between drug abusing and non-abusing women. Drug abusing (n=44) and comparison (n=50) women participated in the second or third trimester (T1), and reported depressive and anxiety symptoms at four (T2) and 12 (T3) months postpartum.

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The Factor Structure of the Cambridge Worry Scale in Early Pregnancy

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Oct 2005

The current study sought to establish the psychometric properties of the Cambridge Worry Scale (CWS) in early pregnancy to determine the potential clinical usefulness of the sub-scales that comprise this measure. The CWS was administered to 129 women during early pregnancy at the antenatal booking clinic. Factor analysis revealed support for the socio-medical, health, socio-economic and relationships subscale domains. The CWS sub-scales were observed to assess dimensions distinct to those of anxiety and depression.


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Julie Jomeen and Colin R. Martin

Department of Health Studies, University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China.

Send correspondence to: Professor Colin R. Martin, Faculty of Medicine, The Nethersole School of Nursing, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Esther Lee Building, Chung Chi College, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong. Tel: +852 2609 8172. Fax: 4852 2603 5269. E-mail: colinmartin@cuhk.edu.hk

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