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What is hypnotic trance? Does it provide unusual physical or mental capacities?
2.1 'Trance;' descriptive or misleading? Most of the classical notions of hypnosis have long held that hypnosis was special in some way from other types of interpersonal communication and that an induction (preparatory process considered by some to be...
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What is Hypnosis?
Hypnosis refers to just about any situation where we respond to verbal suggestions in a particular special way. This involves a mentally very flexible condition where our imagination and fantasy are more free and more vivid. A series of instructions, called...
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Hypnosis: A Selected Bibliography
Index of bibliography sections Selected Periodicals (14 entries) Edited Overviews of General Theories of Hypnosis (5 entries) Specific Topics Related to Research into Hypnosis. General single-author overviews, non-special-state views, social andexperimental...
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Evil Hypnosis
"Evil" hypnosis is what I call the popular view of hypnosis as something that is used by devious agencies or individuals to control people's minds surreptitiously. Mind control or behavior control are possible with hypnosis only temporarily, and...
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Hypnosis References
Bower, G. (1990). Awareness, the unconscious and repression : An experimental psychologist's perspective . In J.L. Singer (Ed.), Repression and Dissociation: Implications for personality, theory, psychopathology, and health . (Pp, 209-222). Chicago:...
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What are the risks or dangers of hypnosis?
The risks of using hypnosis for change are roughly the same as those for other forms of psychotherapy. Competently performed hypnosis in itself has virtually no risk or danger. Even incompetently performed hypnosis usually has only a very minimal risk....
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Hypnosis, volition, and mind control.
5.1. Is the hypnotist in control of me? The exact nature of what we experience as 'will' or volition is anage-old philosophical problem that has yet to be resolved by brain scientistsor psychologists. Some aspects of hypnotic responding point out weaknesses...
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Viewers criticise new hypnotherapy show You're Back In The Room
Hypnosis: Does it Work?
The word hypnosis comes from ancient Greek and means "a mental state like sleep" -but as a therapy, it isn't so easily defined. Though hypnosis produces changes in the body, it appears as if these physiological changes occur through our own mental ...
The big snooze:Boulder startup focuses on physical triggers to induce sleep
Launched in February, Sleep Easily does not involve hypnosis or medication, relying instead on teaching people physical triggers to induce sleep. The method combines audio recordings, a guidebook and specialized tools to help users sleep.
Hope through hypnosis
If a client desires to lose weight, Peabody doesn't mention the word “lose” in a hypnotic session. “In the critical thinking part of one's brain, it doesn't want to 'lose' anything, so we talk about having a healthy shape and body,” said Peabody.
An Improbable Conceit: The Importance of Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls
(Every time criminal profiler Norman Jayden appeared onscreen I would immediately fall unconscious, as if by hypnosis. I couldn't stay awake long enough ... (This is nearly word-for-word the diatribe I launched into mid-game.

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