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A Prescription for Abdominal Pain: Due Diligence
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/23/health/23klass.html?_r=1&scp=8&sq=%22university%20of%20north%20carolina%22&st=cse
The New York Times
...Miranda A. L. van Tilburg, a psychologist who is assistant professor of medicine at the University of North Carolina, was the lead author of a study published a year ago in Pediatrics, which showed good effects from a treatment called guided imagery. “We would give them therapeutic suggestions,” Dr. van Tilburg said, “like imagining something in your hand that melts in your hand like butter and then you put it in your tummy and it makes it stronger, or imagine drinking your favorite drink and again the inside of your tummy is coated with this special layer.”

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