Smoking Cessation, Research Demonstrates Effectiveness of Hypnosis
- 6% Success Rate for Smoking Cessation Using Hypnosis Of 43 consecutive patients undergoing this treatment protocol, 39 reported remaining abstinent from tobacco use at follow-up (6 months to 3 years post-treatment). This represents a 90.6% success rate using hypnosis.University of Washington School of Medicine
- Hypnosis Patients Twice As Likely To Remain Smoke-Free After Two Years.Study of 71 smokers showed that after a two-year follow up, patients that quit with hypnosis were twice as likely to remain smoke-free than those who quit on their own. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 2005; 37:3, pages 245-250.
- Hypnosis More Effective Than Drug Interventions For Smoking Cessation.Ohio State University, College of Nursing, Columbus, OH 43210, USA Descriptive outcomes of the American Lung Association of Ohio hypnotherapy smoking cessation program.
- Hypnosis Most Effective Says Largest Study Ever: 3 Times as Effective as Patch and 15 Times as Effective as Willpower. Hypnosis is the most effective way of giving up smoking, according to the largest ever scientific comparison of ways of breaking the habit. A meta-analysis, statistically combining results of more than 600 studies of 72,000 people from America and Europe to compare various methods of quitting. On average, hypnosis was over three times as effective as nicotine replacement methods and 15 times as effective as trying to quit alone .University of Iowa, Journal of Applied Psychology, How One in Five Give Up Smoking.