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Using Hypnosis to Help Children Undergoing a Difficult Medical Procedure

This study examined whether a hypnosis intervention, compared to standard care, could help reduce distress and pain for children undergoing an invasive medical procedure.

Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University

Stanford Investigator(s):


  • Behavioral: hypnosis


Phase 3


Inclusion Criteria:

   - The child: (1) was scheduled for an upcoming VCUG ; (2) must have undergone at least
   one previous VCUG; (3) was at least 4 years of age at the time of the previous VCUG;
   (4) experienced distress during the previous VCUG; and (5) both child and
   participating parent were English speaking.

Exclusion Criteria:

   - Not meeting any of the above criteria.

Ages Eligible for Study

5 Years - 18 Years

Genders Eligible for Study


Not currently accepting new patients for this trial

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305