Notwithstanding the persistent lack of understanding of psychogenic influences on warts [see our
] considerable progress has made in documenting the effects of wart hypnotherapy. recent glance at the subject
Some hypnotists maintain that success rates for hypnotic wart removal can reach up to 80%. See, for example: ‘ Hypnotherapy for Warts (Verruca Vulgaris): 41 Consecutive Cases with 33 Cures’ in: American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, Volume 35, Issue 1, 1992. The exact psychogenic pathway for such actions, however, remains a mystery – and, to add to the mysteriousness, Melvin A. Gravitz, Ph.D., A.B.P.H., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Washington, alerts to the idea that hypnosis can not only cure warts, it can also them . . . see: cause ‘The Production of Warts by Suggestion as a Cultural Phenomenon’ in: American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, Volume 23, Issue 4, 1981.
P.S.: If you know of any cases where psychogenic methods have affected warts, either removing them or inducing them, please let us know.