Special Procedures: Intravenous Sedative Interviews, Hoover Test, and Hypnosis

  • Hoyle Leigh

An interview with the patient under an intravenous (IV) sedative, the Hoover test, and hypnosis are some of the specialized techniques useful in the consultation- liaison (CL) setting for rapid diagnosis of potential psychological factors affecting a physical condition and for behavioral control of pain and anxiety.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hoyle Leigh
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  1. 1.University of CaliforniaFresnoUSA

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