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Exchange and integration between hypnosis and other therapeutic modalities

Exchange and integration between hypnosis and other therapeutic modalities Hammond, D Corydon Casula, C. C. (2003). Exchange and integration between hypnosis and other therapeutic modalities: A round trip. Hypnos, 30(3), 136-141. The author presents her way of integrating systemic, cognitive, and psychoanalytic approaches into a hypnotic intervention with a patient who had an important decision […]

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Metaphor and Guided Metaphor for Psychotherapy and Healing

Metaphoria: Metaphor and Guided Metaphor for Psychotherapy and Healing Linden, Julie H Associate Editor: Maggie Phillips This issue continues a focus that began in the last publication of the journal on various applications of hypnosis within the realm of psychotherapy. The selection of books included here span general uses of imagery, metaphor, and myth to […]

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How to use hypnosis in the treatment of bed-wetting?

How to use hypnosis in the treatment of bed-wetting? Wickramsekera, Ian II Tomic, N. (2005). How to use hypnosis in the treatment of bed-wetting? Hypnos, 32(1), 40-46. Presents the author’s personal approach to working with enuresis in children. Address for reprints: Nikola Tomic, Ph.D., Medical Psychology Specialist, Bankstown Health Service, 36-38 Raymond St., Bankstown, NSW […]

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Hypnosis and memory of abuse

Hypnosis and memory of abuse Kozlowska, K. (2004). Hypnosis and memory of abuse. Australian Journal of Clinical & Experimental Hypnosis, 32(2), 189-205. This study describes the use of hypnosis in the multimodal treatment of Katerina, a 17-year-old girl who presented with medical symptoms of non-organic origin and memories of abuse in early childhood. Copyright American […]

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Virtual reality hypnosis: A case report

Virtual reality hypnosis: A case report Hammond, D Corydon Patterson, D. R., Tininenko, J. R., Schmidt, A. E., & Sharar, S. R. (2004). Virtual reality hypnosis: A case report. International Journal of Clinical & Experimental Hypnosis, 52(1), 27-38. A preliminary case report on using hypnosis that was induced through a three-dimensional, computer-generated, immersive virtual reality […]

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Hypnotic suggestibility and academic achievement: A preliminary study

Hypnotic suggestibility and academic achievement: A preliminary study Hammond, D Corydon West, V. (2003). Hypnotic suggestibility and academic achievement: A preliminary study. Contemporary Hypnosis, 20(1), 48-52. This is a correlational study looking at the relationship between hypnotic suggestibility and academic achievement. Fifty-eight undergraduate students were administered the Harvard Group scale and their grades were collected. […]

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A long-term therapeutic concept for patients with a severe gag reflex

A long-term therapeutic concept for patients with a severe gag reflex Wickramsekera, Ian II Eitner, S., Wichmann, M., & Hoist S. (2005). A long-term therapeutic concept for patients with a severe gag reflex. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 53 (1), 74-86. The authors further describe their techniques of “Hypnopuncture” in this second case […]

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101 healing stories for kids and teens: Using metaphors in therapy

101 healing stories for kids and teens: Using metaphors in therapy Osowiec, Darlene A Burns, GW. (2005). 101 healing stories for kids and teens: Using metaphors in therapy. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. George W. Burns is a Clinical Psychologist and the Director of the Milton H. Erickson Institute of Western Australia. He is also the author […]

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Relations between hypnotizability and psychopathology revisited

Relations between hypnotizability and psychopathology revisited Wickramsekera, Ian II Gruzelier, J., De Pascalis, V., Jamieson, G., Laidlaw, T., Naito, A., Bennett, B., & Dwivdei, P. (2004). Relations between hypnotizability and psychopathology revisited. Contemporary Hypnosis, 21(4), 169-175. The authors were inspired to examine relations between schizotypy and hypnotizability by seeing a first episode of schizophrenia that […]

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Contradictory results and technical considerations

Binaural beat induced Theta EEG activity and hypnotic susceptibility: Contradictory results and technical considerations Stevens, Larry The present study offered a constructive replication of an earlier study which demonstrated significant increases in theta EEG activity following theta binaural beat (TBB) entrainment training and significant increases in hypnotic susceptibility. This study improved upon the earlier small-sample, […]