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Anbar RD: Self-hypnosis in patients with cystic fibrosis. Pediatr Pulmonol 30:461-465, 2000.

Anbar RD, Hehir DA: Hypnosis as a diagnostic modality for vocal cord dysfunction. Pediatrics 106: e81, 2000.

Anbar RD: Self-hypnosis for management of chronic dyspnea in pediatric patients. Pediatrics 107: e21, 2001.

Anbar RD, Geisler SC: Identification of children who may benefit from self-hypnosis at a pediatric pulmonary center. BMC Pediatrics 5:6, 2005 (

Anbar RD, Hall HR: Child habit cough treated with self-hypnosis. J Peds 144: 213-217, 2004.

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Barnes VA, et al: Impact of transcendental meditation on cardiovascular function at rest and during acute stress in adolescents with high normal blood pressure. J Psychosom Res 51: 597-605, 2001.

Butler LD, et al: Hypnosis reduces distress and duration of an invasive medical procedure for children. Pediatrics 115: e77-e85, 2005.

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Felt BT, et al: Behavioral interventions reduce infant distress at immunization. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 154: 719-724, 2000.

Glazener CM, et al: Complementary and miscellaneous interventions for nocturnal enuresis in children. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 18: CD005230, 2005.

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Kohen DP: Applications of relaxation/mental imagery (self-hypnosis) in pediatric emergencies. Int J Clin Hypnosis 34: 283-294, 1985.

Kohen DP, Olness KN: The use of relaxation-mental imagery (self-hypnosis) in the management of 505 pediatric behavioral encounters. J Dev Behav Pediatr 5: 21-25, 1984.

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McKenzie S: Troublesome crying in infants: effect of advice to reduce stimulation. Arch Dis Child 66: 1416-1420, 1991.

National Institutes of Health Technology Assessment Statement No. 17: Integration of behavioral and relaxation approaches into the treatment of chronic pain and insomnia. October 1985.

Olness K, et al: Comparison of self-hypnosis and propranolol in the treatment of juvenile classic migraine. Pediatrics 79: 593-597, 1987.

Olness K: Self-regulation of salivary immunoglobulin A by children. Pediatrics 83: 66-71, 1989.

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Sahler OJ, et al: The effect of using music therapy with relaxation imagery in the management of patients undergoing bone marrow transplantation. Alternative Therapies 9: 70-74, 2003.

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