Can Hypnosis Be Used As A Medical Treatment?

In 1987, Marilyn Bellezzo was diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a disorder that was, for her, debilitating. “I was housebound,” Bellezzo said. She spent hours curled up on the bathroom floor, suffering from abdominal pain and diarrhea. “I had to raise my children through...

Positive Thinking Depression Remedy Raises Controversy

Techniques that encourage positive thinking could help people cope with mild depression, a new paper suggests. Researchers from the University of California and Duke University reviewed previous studies that show writing letters of gratitude, counting one's blessings, practicing optimism and performing acts of kindness help...