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Pediatric Hypnotherapy: Hypnosis Helping Kids

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Written and compiled by Carolyn Lorenz, M.D., Neda Yousif, M.D. and Kyla Boyse, R.N.  Reviewed by faculty and staff at the University of Michigan

Updated November 2008

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