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Communication Strategies in Medical Settings

Challenging Situations and Practical Solutions

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Katalin Varga

The purpose of this book is to demonstrate the power of suggestive techniques for solving medical problems. In everyday practice health professionals often face situations where they have to handle people in negative trance states. When that happens, patients are open to suggestive techniques. The author briefly describes more than 30 cases of agitated, unmotivated, tired, confused, mentally handicapped patients. To medical doctors, nurses, psychologists, mentalhygienists, midwifes, physiotherapists etc. in their own practice the book offers a description of a potent method to solve tensed medical situations, and a way to improve communicational skills.
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Katalin Varga is senior lecturer at the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, head of the Department of Affective Psychology, President of the Hungarian Association of Hypnosis and BoD member of the International Society of Hypnosis. As a member of the “Budapest hypnosis research laboratory” she is investigating hypnosis in an interactional framework.

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