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...Hypnosis Hypnosis as a peculiar practice has been known since the ancient times, when priests of the east used it forspiritual and religious purposes, but medical application of this practice is much younger. Hypnosis itself is generally defined as the altered state of mind combining signs of wakefulness, sleep and dreaming. In other words, hypnosis is the state when opposite forms of self coexist. However, many hypnotherapists and researcher define hypnosis differently; while Eriksonian hypnotherapists perceive this practice as drawing unconscious hidden in an individual’s psyche to the surface. Green et al. (2005, p.262) state that during the session of hypnosis “one person […] is guided... ...
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Self hypnosis
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...Hypnosis as a Stress-Management Technique by Stress is a natural of the body which I most cases has defensive function. However, when poorly managed stress can become a serious threat to homeostasis. There are situations in life when a person cannot get rid of stressful thoughts which cause permanent anxiety and tension. This can lead to health problems and depressions and violate normal social life of a person. Self-hypnosis proves to be an effective stress management technique since it influences subconscious level and helps either change perception or eradicate stressful thoughts. Self-hypnosis is relatively easy and accessible method which can be used in crucial and emotional situations... Self-Hypnos...
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Hypnosis and meditation
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...Hypnosis Presented by Meditation and Hypnosis Both these meditation and hypnosis cannot be foregone forthe health status of a human being. They may seem to be similar but they are not. However both of these terms can lead to a state of deep relation and similar health advantages. The advantage of both of these terms to an individual is that they allow an individual to focus on one thing probably the thing that makes the person calm and distressed (Rosen, 2006). The primary difference between meditation and hypnosis is the way they are portrayed. For example, in meditation, the conscious wakefulness of the practitioner is entitled to play. This means that the mediator focuses on his... ? Meditation and...
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Pain management and hypnosis
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...Hypnosis Can Play in Seeking to Provide Pain Management Pain management itself has been afield that has exhibited a rapidly growing body of knowledge. Although a great deal of medical technology and understanding has been realized within the past few decades, fundamental shifts in treating pain and seeking to minimize the negative impacts that many pain management techniques afford has lagged behind the remainder of medical discovery. For this matter, seeking to find a way to lessen the pain of the individual undergoing treatment while all the while not exacerbating or creating any other medical condition or major side effect/complication is of primal importance... of the practice within the...
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Pain management and hypnosis
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...Hypnosis Can Play in Seeking to Provide Pain Management Pain management itself has been a field that has exhibited a rapidly growing body of knowledge. Although a great deal of medical technology and understanding has been realized within the past few decades, fundamental shifts in treating pain and seeking to minimize the negative impacts that many pain management techniques afford has lagged behind the remainder of medical discovery. For this matter, seeking to find a way to lessen the pain of the individual undergoing treatment while all the while not exacerbating or creating any other medical condition or major side effect/complication is of primal importance... efficacy of the practice...
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...Hypnosis in Relation to Antisocial Behavior al Affiliation Hypnosis in Relation to Antisocial Behavior Introduction Myths and misconceptions have surrounded the application of hypnosis in relation to antisocial behavior among mentally individuals. Assumptions need to be separated from facts. There is need to determine how a third part may influence behavioral change in a person. The mind is an independent component and the level of its utilization depends on environmental factors. The changes in these environments would either have effect on an individual or maintain his or her state of mind. The socio-behavioral control experiment would...
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What is hypnosis The psychological and physical aspects of hypnosis
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...Hypnosis? Introduction Hypnosis can be described as the “systematic procedure that typically produces a heightened of suggestibility” (Weiten, 2008). The state of hypnosis is normally induced by a process called hypnotic induction. This induction consists of a complex series of suggestions and instructions which may be self- administered or they may be delivered by a hypnotist. The hypnosis procedure may be applied for different purposes including: hypnotherapy, stage hypnosis and self hypnosis. Hypnotherapy refers to the use of hypnosis procedures for therapeutic reasons and purposes. Stage hypnosis is the kind of hypnotism that is used for the purposes of audience entertainment (Pintar... ?What is...
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Current Trends in Hypnosis Therapy
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...Hypnosis Therapy Hypnosis is difficult to define, but relentless researches on the theoretical basis of hypnosis and its practical applications have led to a consensus that although abstract in nature, it has a structural basis. There are debates among hypnotists as to its exact nature, and in the midst of this continuing debate, new theories have been proposed, and this has opened the arena of its application in the clinical practice, where hypnoanalytic approaches are increasingly being assumed to analyze the client, and depending on those, a combination of approaches in hypnotherapy is increasingly being used depending on the patients' conditions. Current trends are showing... Current Trends in...
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The Results Section (Hypnosis Research Paper)
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...hypnosis question group was placed against a post-hypnosis questionnaire group. The overall hypnosis results showed a mean of 5.38 while the SD value was at 2.58. Group Comparison shows that the group that had... the questionnaires before hypnosis (n =120) had a mean = 5.44 and SD value of 2.55 where as the group that had hypnosis after the questionnaire (n =119) had a mean of 5.31 while the SD value was 2.62. The mean of the two groups was analyzed to see whether the mean from Group1 was significantly different than the mean of Group2. The results showed that there were no significant differences observed between the mean and the standard deviation of hypnosis before questionnaire group and hypnosis after questionnaire group (df = 237, t =.391, p< .05).... Results For the purpose of this study around 244 participants were included as samples. Out of those 244 only 239 returned the completed questionnaire booklet. The five participants that dropped out of the study reported lack of time and issues with questions as the reason for not completing the booklet. The result was aimed at identifying which factors best predict hynotizability, along with the effect of time on hypnotizability. A...
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Can hypnosis give people extraordinary memory skills
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...Hypnosis Give People Extraordinary Memory Skills? The twentieth century was pretty quick in the identificationof new tools for better living, their development and application. Undoubtedly, a lot of research went into the subject of hypnosis to assess its potential and limitations. Had it been concretely established that hypnosis has the capacity to bring about extraordinary improvement in one’s memory skills, today’s schools and colleges would have as many hypnotists as teachers, if not more. Not only that, training in hypnosis would have been made mandatory for students and teachers. That it has not happened is in itself an indication of the limitation of hypnosis... ?Ramakrishna Surampudi 14 May Can...
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Could hypnosis be a useful tool for the police
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...Hypnosis as a Tool to the Police al Hypnosis as a Tool to the Police Hypnosis is a useful tool for the police in solving criminal cases. Hypnosis is a sleep-like effect that one experiences after induction psychically. It is a procedure that performed by a trained person (forensic hypnotic, psychiatrist, or a trained police officer). The victim then goes into a state of altered unconsciousness hence responds to the hypnotic questions with particular limitations (Castleman T. 2007 pp. 45-67). Forensic hypnosis has been around for a while. It became famous, and its use grew rapidly since the early 1970s (Constanzo M. 2008 pp. 109-128). It started with the United States but has since... Usefulness of...
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Could Hypnosis be a Useful Tool for the Police
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...Hypnosis be a Useful Tool for the Police? al Affiliation Could Hypnosis be a Useful Tool for the Police? Introduction James Braid, who was a surgeon coined the term hypnotism, an abbreviation for neuro-sleep or neuro-hypnotism was established by a surgeon known as James Braid. The term hypnosis comes from the Greek language and was taked from the word Hypnos meaning sleep. The originator of the term stated that hypnosis is different from regular sleep and defined because it is related to the nervous system. As such, the condition is motivated by an abstract and fixed attention of the visual and mental focus on an object of interest (Gezundhajt, 2007). Braid refined the definition later... Could Hypnosis ...
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Hypnosis and Placebos: Response Expectancy as a Mediator
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...Hypnosis and Placebos: Response expectancies as mediator of Suggestion Effects’ by Irving Kirsch is highly relevant in the present time of advancing medical science that has cast a little shadow over the efficacy and effectiveness of hypnotization as a process of reducing pain and solving trauma cases. Hypnosis is based on hypnotic suggestions that are designed to produce related change of physiological response in the subject who is being hypnotised. There are three types of hypnotic suggestion; Ideomotor suggestions elicit automatic action as response without any volitional effort, Challenge suggestions allude to the inability of the person or subject... Arguments and evidence presented The article...
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Evaluate the role that behaviour therapy theories have to play in clinical hypnosis
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...Hypnosis Introduction Hypnotherapy or clinical hypnosis can be simply referred to the application of ‘an altered state of consciousness’ (Mayo clinic 2005) for letting patients to recollect memories that are of significant value for them and to forget memories that are disturbing them. Clinical hypnosis is mainly used for weight loss, smoking cessation, or self improvement. To define, “clinical hypnosis is described as working in a similar way to the natural process of memory, by either kick-starting a memory association or re-creating an emotional link” (James 2010, p.40). It must be noted that patients are not treated with hypnosis but they are treated during... ?Behaviour Therapy Theories in Clinical...
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Hypnosis A personlised induction to hynosis will always be more effective. ''Discuss''
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...hypnosis is concentrated on induction, deepener, hypnotic suggestion work and sometimes the proper exit from trance state, according to most of the therapists. Ready-made hypnosis scripts written by an experienced professional therapist work well if the person is unused to hypnosis and have misgivings about it. By personalising the process according to the knowledge of the client and his situations, There are many points that could be included in a personalised induction. But the main suggestions rest on four components: 1. Personalisation 2. Atmosphere 3. Conceptual negatives 4. Four sense test. Personalisation connects to the individual's personality... , circumstances of...
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Evaluate the role that behaviour therapy theories have to play in clinical hypnosis
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...Hypnosis By of [Word Count] Introduction The general slow response to various types of clinical and non-clinical therapies offered by medical professionals among patients led to the mergence and spread of cognitive and behavioural hypnotherapies, which emphasis unconscious and patient-focused change (Cullen & Doran, 2006). In clinical hypnotherapy, the expected outcomes are mainly changes in patients’ responses to treatment, their attitudes, behaviours, thoughts and feelings. Behavioural therapies are often implemented for subjects in hypnosis, a situation in which a patient’s psychological state and features are seemingly... ? Evaluate the Role That Behaviour Therapy Theories Have To Play In Clinical...
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The use of hypnosis in pre-conception and early pregnancy problems
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...Hypnosis in Pre-conception and Early Pregnancy Problems "Clinical Hypnosis is defined as a of inner absorption, concentration and focused attention." (Miserlis, 2011) This process involves a way to manage emotions like stress, anxiety and to think in a positive manner. Pre-conception: These days, problems like difficulty to conceive and infertility are on the rise, so a lot of new methods are being discovered and used to manage these problems. One of these methods is the use of hypnosis, which might cast doubt in many people's minds but according to extensive researches done by medical personnel, it has the potential of playing a major role in solving problems associated with conception... ? The Use OF...
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The use of hypnosis in pre-conception and early pregnancy problems
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...Hypnosis in Pre-conception and Early Pregnancy Problems "Clinical Hypnosis is defined as a state of inner absorption, concentration and focused attention." (Miserlis, 2011) This process involves a way to manage emotions like stress, anxiety and to think in a positive manner. Pre-conception: These days, problems like difficulty to conceive and infertility are on the rise, so a lot of new methods are being discovered and used to manage these problems. One of these methods is the use of hypnosis, which might cast doubt in many peoples minds but according to extensive researches done by medical personnel, it has the potential of playing a major role in solving problems associated... with...
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Critically differentiate between the psychodynamic and cognitive behavioural therapy theories and critically evaluate their role in clinical hypnosis
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...hypnosis Introduction Hypnosis can be defined as " a condition that can be artificially induced in people, in which they can respond to questions and are very susceptible to suggestions from the hypnotist” (cited in, James, 2010, 2). The term hypnosis and hypnotism have their origin from the Greek word Hypnos (god of sleep), the father of Morpheus, Greek god of dreams, and the words hypnosis and hypnotism are derived from the term neurypnosis, coined in the mid-1800s, by James Braid, a Scottish surgeon (ibid). Braid based his researches on the same lines as Franz Mesmer (mesmerism), and opined that neurypnosis... Psychodynamic and cognitive behavioural therapy theories and their role in clinical hypnosis ...
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Hypnotherapy
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...Hypnosis as a therapeutic practice has been studied and debated for centuries. The uninitiated generally consider the term hypnosis to define a trance-like state of consciousness. The subject is transformed into complete submissiveness by the hypnotist who assumes control of the subject’s mind and actions. This presumption is, of course, untrue, however; a comprehensive explanation of hypnotic phenomenon, specifically the altered state theory continues to be debated among scholars and scientists. Disagreements regarding the altered state theory have served to create differing conceptions of hypnosis, most entrenched in hypotheses concerning an individual’s social composition... and their...
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What makes a good hypnotic suggestion and what other factors have an effect on the success of therapy
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...Hypnosis can be defined in a variety of ways, but for the purpose of this paper it will be defined as: An alternative state of consciousness in which the attention of an individual is focused away from the present reality and towards particular images, thoughts perceptions, feelings, motivations, sensations, behaviors or any combination of these (Nature Reviews Glossary). When working with hypnosis in this context, there must be a differentiation between clinical hypnosis and stage hypnosis. Many people derive their attitudes about hypnosis from what they have seen on television or at some... What makes a good hypnotic suggestion and what other factors have an effect on the success of therapy?...
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Benefits and Limitations of Hypnotherapy
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...Hypnosis and its Implications School Hypnosis as rather mysterious phenomenon has always caused a lot of discussionsand controversial opinions concerning the matter of its usage. Thus the aim of this project is to analyze the nature of hypnosis in order to figure out whether it is indeed a helpful technique for multiple therapeutic purposes. Even though most doctors acknowledge that hypnosis is an efficient treatment approach, still it is rarely used in real clinical practice as the problem of how exactly does hypnosis really work concerns a lot of specialists from multiple branches of science. It is...
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Myths, Misconceptions, and Fears
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...hypnosis has been characterized by several myths and misconceptions that make its patronage quite questionable to some people. Key among these misconceptions is the idea that hypnosis is applicable only to a group of persons and not others. Normally, the introverted person is believed to be a major benefactor and not extroverts. This clearly cannot be right as the method makes use of state of mind and so can work for every person, regardless of the person’s personality. Among those who seek treatment with hypnosis and other onlookers also, there seem to be a common fear in the use of this complementary and alternative... MYTHS, MISCONCEPTIONS, AND FEARS MYTHS, MISCONCEPTIONS, AND FEARS The use of...
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Hypnotism
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...hypnosis for various causes. The word hypnosis basically has a Greek origin and relates to the Greek god of sleep or dreams, Hypnos. Hypnotism or the practice of hypnosis has a very vast historical aspect and the current uses of this practice in the field of medicine and psychiatry has made it a very interesting yet questionable practice. The literature supporting the science and art of hypnosis can be traced back to 1843. Some consider hypnotism only an art rather than a scientific practice while others support the scientific rationale behind this practice. Despite of its questionable... ? Hypnotism Hypnotism Hypnotism is described as the practice of performing, studying and applying the phenomenon of...
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Acting as if you are hypnotized, Spanos, N.P. (1982)
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...Hypnosis has always been an intriguing topic that has captured the imaginations of ordinary people, as variously portrayed in fictional literature, theater or the big screen. Usually, it is interpreted as an altered state of awareness, different from both waking and sleep. Hypnosis is coined after the name “Hypnos” or the god of sleep. A hypnotized person is characterized by stillness, awaiting command from the hypnotist. Under the hypnotic state, he is portrayed as “zombie-like” cast under a spell, without a will of his own. Ernest Hilgard is one researcher who supports the view that hypnosis is an altered psychological state. He believes that under hypnosis, a person... Acting As if Hypnotized...
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Quiz essay question
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...Hypnosis: Definition, Uses and Common Myths Hypnosis refers to a of intense mental relaxation and concentration. The mind gets into a remotely detached from daily concerns and activities. In the relaxed state the subconscious mind responds creatively to imagery and instructions. The mind may focus on activities one may wish to change and the best ways in which he can achieve this change. This is stimulated by the fact that in a hypnotic state, one is free from anxiety and analytical thoughts. One is in an altered level of consciousness and they just let things happen without controlling their thoughts or actions. The effects of hypnosis...
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Why are some people more hypnotisable than others
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...Hypnosis? Hypnosis is the natural condition of selective focused concentration, it is 100 percent normal however it still is considered to be most mesmerizing phenomena while talking about the human mind. While entering this exceptional state of consciousness one opens the options for curing, exploring one’s own mental state and for changing. (Bechterew, 1906)2 When one enters the soaked up condition of hypnosis, they can use their ideas, talents and knowledge in ways that are not frequently accessible to them. Hypnosis is used to cure pain, depression, anxiety and other psychological and health issues. However hypnosis might not always work for all patients suffering... Topic) Psychology Psychology is...
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Research Methods and Design Assignment 2 - literature Review
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...Hypnosis is a mental during which individuals relax their objective area of mind so that the subjective one becomes more active (Manmillar, Kumar & Pekala, 2005, p.9). Hypnotisability is the score obtained after hypnotic induction, on a standardized hypnosis scale. “It is a cognitive trait allowing subjects to modulate perception, emotion and behaviour according to specific suggestions” (Carli, Cavallaro & Santarcangelo, 2007, p.64). Individual differences exist in the level of susceptibility to hypnosis. High hypnotisable’s, generally, are at ease of relaxing minds as compared to others (Manmillar, Kumar & Pekala, 2005, p.9). Brynt & Idey (2001) mentioned... Concordia Introduction Literature Review...
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Why are some people more hypnotisable than others
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...Hypnosis is a complex word that psychologists do not have any agreed up definition. However, one of the most popular definitions of hypnosis is that of Roy Hunter that defines hypnosis as a natural state of mind that is induced by the experiences that one goes through on every day activities. In simple terms, hypnosis can be defined as guided meditation that is brought about by many factors. Hypnosis has a very long history that can be traced back so many decades ago with Franz Anton Mesmer (who introduced the theorem of Animal Magnetism) being considered as the grandfather of this controversial topic (Nevid, 2012... ). Nonetheless, the topic has so many contentious issues such as the causes...
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Evaluating Interview Strategies
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...hypnosis and polygraphs however selection of these methods is dependent on their appropriateness and effectiveness in the given circumstances. While selecting appropriate interview strategy, it is important to know the strengths and weaknesses of cognitive interviews, hypnosis and polygraph. Based on these characteristics, their impacts on legal investigations can be determined. The cognitive interviewing is an investigation method... ?running head: Evaluating Interview Strategies Evaluating Interview Strategies Submitted [Pick the Forensic interviews are performed for variety of purposes. There are various types of techniques available that can be used for investigations such as cognitive interviews,...
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Instructions on how to hypnotise a person
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...Hypnosis is a condition that is linked with the psychological behaviors where it affects the lives of the people on which it is acted upon in a manner that shows clearly the marked distinctions in their thinking mindsets and behavioral patterns. There seems to be an altered state of consciousness at certain times within this whole hypnotic activity but the same holds true for only a small fraction of people. The hypnotic indications as well as the subjective alterations within the human mind can be achieved with hypnosis. However there a number of controversies that goes in line with the art of hypnosis the world over. Without a shadow of a doubt, hypnosis... Instructions on how to hypnotize a person...
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Step 1: Read Each of the Following Questions Psico
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...Hypnosis School Discussing Hypnosis When looking at being hypnotized, I think that it can occur. I think that some people who are more open to undergoing hypnosis are typically easier to get to slide into that state. They are more vulnerable and eager to become hypnotized. Skeptics and cynics I would think would be more difficult to hypnotize. In some ways it seems like hypnosis and hypnotherapy could almost be a pseudoscience. The whole concept seems to be a phenomenon and I think it would be difficult to be a full believer unless I had undergone it myself. I think that hypnosis can cause a person to do things that they normally would not do while under hypnosis. However, I do... Discussing...
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Depth of hypnotic trance will differ depend on language use
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...Hypnosis has been a well-established technique in Psychology for many decades and it has proven its worth as a means of exploring areas of the psyche which are not normally accessible to the conscious mind. Researchers have explored many avenues in this complex field ranging from the biological processes occurring within the brain to the effects of different techniques in administering hypnosis and evaluating its results. Debates continue about the reliability... Literature Review. The depth of hypnotic trance will differ depending on language use. January Wordcount: 3541 (excluding Reference List and Appendices) The depth of hypnotic trance will differ depending on language use. Introduction. Hypnosis ...
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States of Consciousness
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...hypnosis. This essay presents a thorough research on these aspects of consciousness. Meditation Meditation is understood as the mode of inducing a specific state of consciousness to achieve a mental benefit. While meditation has a connotation as being a somewhat mystical or new age like experience, in reality it is an ancient practice that has been shown to have positive mental health benefits. In the previous few decades meditation has gradually gained acceptance in the Western world with increasing numbers of individuals and medical practitioners practicing some form of meditation... s of Consciousness Introduction Consciousness constitutes one of the central issues of psychological investigation as...
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Hypnotherapy and Depression
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...Hypnosis... chance for suicide especially for the case of major depressive disorder (MDD). In addition, fatigue, insomnia, aches, digestive problems, cardiac issues, excessive sleeping, loss of energy and other such problems could also affect a person suffering from depression. Hence, depression tends to enervate a person in both mind and body so there is dire need to look for sustainable solutions to the problem. The issues discussed above force healthcare practitioners to look elsewhere for solutions to deal with depression. Contemporary approaches to depression are being abandoned in favor of novel methods such as hypnosis and hypnotherapy. Hypnosis...
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Hypnotherapy-past, present, future
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...Hypnosis began out of a desire to find a way to reorganize the neural networks of the brain. This desire still forms the basis of the science today. Mesmer and Braid believed that by focusing a patient’s attention on the inner-recesses of their memory, they could recall and reshape certain memories and behaviors from their past and present. Interestingly enough, these same medical practitioners had little understanding of how hypnosis really worked in the early days of the science, but their work and dedication to hypnosis as a way to heal people in ways that traditional medicine could not was groundbreaking (Wolberg, 1948, pp. 244-246... ? Hypnotherapy: Past, Present, and Future Hypnotherapy: Past,...
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The Power of Suggestion
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...Hypnosis is one of the more well-known forms of suggestion, but there are also techniques such as neuro-linguistic programming, autosuggestion and indirect suggestion. These techniques have all been shown to be effective to varying degrees, and may be used to persuade an individual to confess a wrongdoing, tell the truth or confess to improper behavior. All of these elements of suggestion are linked in some way, but can be examined separately to show their use in perpetrating honesty in an individual... 2nd December The Power of Suggestion Suggestion is defined as a psychological process in which one individual guides or dictates the thoughts or behaviours of another individual (Smyth & McGinty, 2003)....
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The psychodynamic and cognitive behavioural therapies
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...Hypnosis By [Name of Student] [Name of Institution] [Word Count] [Date] Introduction Clinical hypnosis is one of the strategies used by clinicians to treat and help patients manage conditions and issues such as pain relief, smoking problems, self esteem improvement and weight loss among others. One principle of clinical hypnosis is that its use in a clinical setup can only be undertaken upon consultation with a qualified and competent health care provider. In other terms, the said health care provider must have been thoroughly trained... on the usages, strengths and the limitations of clinical hypnosis (Faymonville et al., 2006). Although a rather common clinical approach,...
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Book review on the book Consumer Guide to hypnotism
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...hypnosis, as well as different reasons that people seek hypnosis and hypnotherapy. For example, many people use hypnotism to quit smoking, and the guide has a definitive... HYPNOTISM Damon’s Consumer Guide to Hypnotism is an effective introduction to a process with a fairly long and controversial history, that of hypnotism. First aligned with the rise of Freudian and other new psychological and psychoanalytical states in the 20th century, hypnotism represented at the time, and to many currently, an exploration of the subconscious and unconscious layers of mind or self. Damon presents an effective guide to the process by including a diverse range of authorship, acting as the editor of this book, which...
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Hypnotherapy - Understanding of Conscious and Sub Conscious Processing
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...hypnosis. The therapy leads to deep relaxations and the patient enters into an altered state of consciousness whereby the subconscious and the unconscious are assessed without any inhibitions of defences. The subconscious is the key to an effective hypnosis. The hypnotherapist is able to analytically communicate with the sub conscious without any compliance (Hamill, 2012, p.27). The patient undergoing hypnosis is under a visualization trance and the person’s mind is at free will and hence is responsive to images or even ideas which the hypnotists explores... Hypnotherapy - Understanding of Conscious and Subconscious Processing Affiliation: Introduction This is a therapy that employs the technique of hypn...
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Hypnotherapy and Smoking Cessation How Effective Is It
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...hypnosis. It is a partnership between practitioner and patient (Annamalay 1). Even so, the willingness of the client to share control with the practitioner is paramount. The main question becomes: Is hypnotherapy a useful technique or is it actually a profession, a business set up for profit with no real guarantees, even... Hypnotherapy and Smoking Cessation How Effective Is It Four million smokers attempt to quit each year, but only 3-6% of these (1-2% of all smokers) succeed. (Smoking Cessation, 2.3) There are a multiple number of treatments and an unending supply of practitioners offering their services and promising a guarantee of success on how to stop smoking. An individual who wants to stop ...
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Psychology essay
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...hypnosis is "real"? Have you ever experienced it, or known anyone who has? What is your opinion of it for curing bad habits, relieving pain during procedures, etc? Elizabeth Parker defines hypnosis as “a focused state of mind with a heightened ability... Psychology Studies have shown that violence on TV creates "disinhibition". What do you think about this? Have you experienced disinhibition within yourself? Around you? When you see violence on TV or in a movie, what do you think about it? Do you enjoy it, does it ever make you uncomfortable? Please discuss your thoughts about violence in the media. I believe that violence on TV creates disinhibition among individuals. According to Leonard Berkowitz...
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...hypnosis is "real"? Have you ever experienced it, or known anyone who has? What is your opinion of it for curing bad habits, relieving pain during procedures, etc? Elizabeth Parker defines hypnosis... Psychology Studies have shown that violence on TV creates "disinhibition". What do you think about this? Have you experienced disinhibition within yourself? Around you? When you see violence on TV or in a movie, what do you think about it? Do you enjoy it, does it ever make you uncomfortable? Please discuss your thoughts about violence in the media. I believe that violence on TV creates disinhibition among individuals. According to Leonard Berkowitz people are naturally aggressive but they repress this (...
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Two Case Scenarios/Issues
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...hypnosis work to relieve... ?Research question Can sexual orientation be judged from behavior? Hypothesis Sexual orientation cannot be judged from behavior Research design Forthis research, two samples would be collected. One sample would be of the research participants and the other sample would be of the judges. For balance, an equal number of male and female research participants would be selected; half of which would be heterosexual and half would be homosexual. The homosexual research participants would be selected from the gay groups on social networking websites like Facebook. The heterosexual research participants would be selected from the page of “Anti-gay marriage” on Facebook. To be sure that ...
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A supervisory report on a half day study session of Hypno-birthing
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...hypnosis as choice of pain relief was a growing trend in maternity care and that most midwives had less knowledge of it. Along with this the change agent has endeavoured to encourage the team of supervisors to become more proactive, leading and inspiring midwives and others to be enthusiastic and optimistic... ?A supervisory report on a half day study session of Hypno-birthing The concept of women centred maternity care is central to national policy on maternity care (DOH, 1993) being concerned with providing choice for women and their families has been the hallmark of health care. Through critical analysis of the framework of supervision if midwives (SoM) locally, A gap was recognised by the team that...
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Learning and memory
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...hypnosis that is generated by the stimulus of a pack of playing cards. When he starts playing Solitaire, the process of classical conditioning sets in and upturning the Queen of Diamonds renders him amnesiac and responsive to any command, including the command to kill. The Korean enemy deliberately selects this soldier because he is the son of a U.S. Senator and a ruthless political operative, played by Angela Lansbury. By programming his memory... Memory in “The Manchurian Candi In the film “The Manchurian Candi Laurence Harvey plays the role of a soldier who along with a group of his unit members, is captured by the Korean enemy. During the period of capture, he is brainwashed through a process of...
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A Speedy Solution: Working with an Underperforming Athlete
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...Hypnosis and Sports Psychology,” sports hypnosis utilizes traditional hypnosis, but for the sole purpose of helping an athlete overcome a particular issue (The Centre for Sports Hypnosis, 2011). Sports hypnosis has been deemed to be effective in areas such as: “competition nerves, mental blocks, overcoming slumps in performance, building confidence, and improving focus and concentration” (The Centre for Sports Hypnosis, 2011). It seems that Ian Hawkins could be struggling with either a mental block or competition nerves when it comes to his races in Poland. He might be psyching himself at these races as he is likely coming into the situation... ? A Speedy Solution: Working with an Underperforming Athlete ...
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Weakness of Will Power
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...hypnosis. Being that self-hypnosis is self-induces and self-suggested (Wikipedia), the first thing that I did was to make sure that I was well familiar with it so I did my homework. I researched online, read journals and visited the library. At first everything... ?Ethics/Society April 29, Weakness of Will Power Problem: Fear of Trying out New Things I have always lived a dull life and of solitude. Since Ijoined high school, there are not many new things and new people who I have added to my life even as new friends. This is something that I have noticed for some time now. Unlike what is expected of a youth like me, I have always had a fear of trying out new things. I like staying with the concept I have ...
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Exploring Social Psychology
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...hypnosis would improve his memory, and my mother could be right when she thinks that hypnosis might help her arthritis pain from which she had been suffering for long. In my friend's case, improving the memory through hypnosis, even though it awakens a subconscious, recovered memory, it may not be reliable. Psychotherapy and guided memory arousal might lead to false memory power. American Medical Association said: "The Council finds that recollections obtained during... 145653 Personality traits that could be heritable, could be known to heart, but not to reasoning and belong to unconscious information arena.Predicting behaviour or constructing memories, reconstructing past attitudes all need cognitive,...
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ID, Ego and Super Ego
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...hypnosis involves induction of a state of mind in which a person’s normal critical or skeptical nature is bypassed, allowing for acceptance of suggestions” (Stewart 2005; p 511). This ‘skeptical nature’ is a part of the psyche that will be discussed later in the course of this paper. The place in the mind that is uncovered, where suggestions can be imputed is the id. The power of the id can be seen through the medical use... ?31 October Exploring the Id, Ego, and Superego It was Sigmund Freud who identified the Id, Ego, and the Superego. These three components of thepsyche are found in every human being. They affect perceptions, thoughts, and actions. The intriguing aspect of these effects is that they...
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