Spiegel et al., 1989: Providing social support, as well as self-hypnosis for pain, increased mean survival time among female cancer patients
Spiegel, D., Kraemer, H., Bloom, J., & Gottheil, E. (1989). Effect of psychosocial treatment on survival of patients with metastatic breast cancer. The Lancet, 334(8668), 888-891.Download PDF
Providing women with metastatic breast cancer a weekly support group including self-hypnosis for pain increased mean survival time from 18.9 months to 36.6 months.