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Distraction

Divination (See OMEN.)
Porlock
a “person from Porlock” interrupted Coleridge while he was recollecting the dream on which he based “Kubla Khan”. [Br. Lit.: Poems of Coleridge in Magill IV, 756]
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A quasi experimental study investigated the effects of music distraction on anxiety and behavior in 45 patients 4 to 6 years of age Columbus, Ohio (USA).
Visit 1 was a baseline session with no music distraction or headphones used.
Fowler-Kerry and Lander (1987) assessed the value of music distraction and suggestion on the experience of pain reported by children receiving routine immunisation.