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  • Hypnosis Induction
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    "I shall use hypnosis to turn you into my slave!" roared Dr. Drake, as a bolt of lightening split the sinister sky behind him, to his defenseless victim who curled into a quivering ball at his fearful threat. This is a common theme in many horror movies involving hypnosis. Not only is "Dr. Drake" over-exaggerating on his statement, his declaration is simply ridiculous in the reality of hypnosis! It is essential to wipe out those common misconceptions of hypnosis encouraged by those fictional tal...
  • Surgery Without Pain Under Hypnosis
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    Abstract This paper focuses on the history and science of hypnosis. The introduction discusses the origins of hypnosis that date back to pre-historic times and the first people to employ hypnotic-like methods to alter or change human behavior using the power of suggestion. A background and study of Franz Anton Mesmer, the man who most people associate with the beginning of hypnosis, is elaborated on throughout this paper. I will also discuss what hypnosis is, how it is used to explain human expe...
  • Concentration In The Subject
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    Hypnosis The British Medical Association and the American Medical Association has called it "a temporary condition of altered attention in the subject that may be induced by another person", (Compton's Multimedia Encyclopedia) but there is still much about hypnosis that is not understood. Because it resembles normal sleep, it was studied and was found that the brain waves of hypnotized people are more similar to the patterns of deep relaxation than anything else. Rather than a psychic or mystica...
  • Three Approaches To Hypnosis
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    Hypnosis in Psychology Throughout the history of this country, hypnosis has been dismissed as a form of gimmickry. Contrary to this, for centuries numerous cultures have used hypnosis as a means of mental and spiritual healing. Hypnosis is defined as an induced trance-like state in which one is highly susceptible to suggestions, or commands. There are three commonly known methods of hypnosis. Two of which, the authoritarian and standardized approaches, are generally considered non-beneficial tow...
  • Hypnosis
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    When a person begins talking about hypnosis, what is your first thought? If the first thing you think of is a person on their knees barking like a dog, or flapping their arms while clucking like a chicken, then you are among many others who believe that hypnosis is purely entertainment. It is actually very common and used across the world as a helpful form of deep relaxation. Many, many people have used hypnosis to achieve goals, overcome obstacles, and enhance the quality of their personal and ...
  • Method Of Suggestive Therapeutics
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    In the mid-1860's, a French physician who had been working among the poor in a small village not far from Nancy, published a book on the therapeutic use of a form of sleep variously known as artificial somnambulism, magnetic, or hypnotic sleep. 219 Unlike most of those who had preceded him, 220 Ambrose-Augustin Libeault 221 recognized the central importance of mental suggestion in the induction of hypnotic sleep and the enhanced susceptibility to mental suggestion that characterized a patient wh...
  • A Person Under Hypnosis
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    The Encarta Encyclopedia defines hypnosis as,' altered state of consciousness and heightened responsiveness to suggestion; it may be induced by normal persons by a variety of methods and has been used occasionally in medical and psychiatric treatment. Most frequently brought about through actions of an operator, or " hypnotist', who engages the attention of a subject and assigns certain tasks to him or her while uttering monotonous, repetitive verbal commands; such tasks may include muscle relax...
  • O Hypnosis
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    Methodology CASE STUDY RESEARCHES INTERVIEWS QUESTIONNAIRES What is Hypnosis? Hypnosis is a specific and unusual form of verbal control that apparently enables one person to control another person's behavior, thoughts and perceptions. Examples of hypnosis: Under hypnosis, a person can be induced to bark like a dog, act like a baby, or tolerate pierced with needles. Importance of Hypnosis Hypnosis is important to psychology because it provides insights about the nature of consciousness and has ap...
  • Use Of The Glass
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    A History of HypnosisHomeVitaminsThermometersBlood pressureSkincareHot SupplementsHypnosisWomenMenWeight loss Stop Smoking Erotic Hypnosis Self Hypnosis Personal ProtectionLinksDr. Franz Friedrich Anton Mesmer was an Austrian physician who was infamous for inducing a hypnotic and trance like state in human beings as a curative remedy. This process of mesmerism, as it soon became known, was powerful enough to exercise an extraordinary influence on the human body. The doctor labeled this ability a...
  • Known As Post Hypnotic Suggestion
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    "You are completely relaxed... there is a wonderful warm feeling spreading through your body... you have a great desire to sleep... your eyelids are getting heavy... heavier... and heavier... you hardly can keep them open any longer... now they are closed... with every word I am saying, you are getting sleepier... and sleepier... you are going to SLEEP... deep, sound sleep... deeper and deeper asleep... SLEEP!" You just read the exact words of a hypnotist, using the classical technique of verbal...
  • Level Of Hypnosis The Hypnotist
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    Is Hypnosis an Effective Method to Improve Health? Many high schools have hypnotists come to their school to entertain the students. Once a hypnotist came to the Fletcher High School gymnasium and hypnotized about a half dozen people. He convinced these six people into believing they were five years old watching their favorite cartoon. Their mannerisms were shocking. They truly believed they were five-years-old, throwing a fit when the hypnotist told them their mother just turned off the cartoon...
  • Promising Use Of Hypnosis
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    Hypnotism: Is it Magic or Reality Most people know what it is. It has been seen on television and in movies, and the saying, 'You are getting very sleepy' has become a widely used phrase. Hypnosis has almost always been thought of as a magic trick, but recent studies show that it is becoming more popular in medicine and everyday life. Hypnosis is defined as a state of mind where the body is more reactive to suggestions than in normal conditions. When under hypnosis, one narrows his or her attent...
  • Uses Of Hypnotism
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    Many believe that hypnosis is mysterious, enchanting, and sometimes a little scary, but it really isn't all it may seem. People were even using hypnosis 3,000 years ago, according to an E bers papyrus found that describes hypnotic-techniques used in sleep temples in ancient Greece. In China they started using hypnosis around 2600 BC. Back then, many thought hypnosis was linked to magic (Baker 51). Actually, many today still believe that hypnosis is linked with magic. Hypnosis is really much more...
  • Hypnotism Technique
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    Nowadays there is this whole new way of thinking in terms of medicine. People have been trying herbal medicines, hypnosis and exotic excercise and simply a whole new way of thinking. But there is still a large portion of people who do not believe that any of this really works, simply because it cannot be explained. There is some proof that hypnosis does work to prevent, cure and help with physical problems, such as scars, cancer, breast surgery, and illnesses. There is no explanation as to how h...

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