Uses of Hypnotherapy to Treat a Medical Condition Essay
The purpose of this essay is to describe and explain the uses of hypnotherapy in the treatment of a medical condition. For this essay I have chosen to look at a chronic life limiting illness called Motor Neurone Disease. This is a disease that can affect many different aspects of a person’s life and is very aggressive in its symptoms. I have met quite a few people with this condition whilst working in the Neurophysiology department at the QMC, where all the nerve and muscles studies and EMG’s are performed. It not only changes the person’s life but also the lives of the people around them. I found this research both upsetting and informative.
MND is a progressive …show more content…
Once diagnosed with this disease the person will probably read the literature and look on the internet for information and with such a bleak diagnosis could quite easily fall into despair and feel like giving up, this is why support is so important to try and make them see the importance of quality of life whilst they are still able to function correctly and to be able to make the most of what time there is left rather than sink into depression. The financial aspects of this disease are greater, especially if you are the main wage earner as mobility becomes a problem and driving is no longer