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Can You Hypnotize the Pain Away?

Studies are promising — though why it works remains a mystery

Illustrator: Alexis Jamet

EEarly in Mark Jensen’s career as a rehabilitation medicine specialist, he kept running into an issue with his patients. It was the ’90s and he was studying pain management through the use of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), which can help people with chronic pain learn to change their awareness of and…

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