Hypnosis and its therapeutic applications by Roy Melvin Dorcus

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Statementedited by Roy M. Dorcus.
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Pagination344p.,ill.,24cm
Number of Pages344
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Open LibraryOL18722866M

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Hypnosis and its therapeutic applications. New York, Blakiston Division, (OCoLC) Online version: Dorcus, Roy M. (Roy Melvin), Hypnosis and its therapeutic applications. New York, Blakiston Division, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

This book gives an overview of clinical hypnosis and its applications in medical settings, including self-hypnosis and inducing hypnosis in others.

It explores the framework of a session, creating a unique therapeutic protocol using specific language patterns. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by : Richard Newman.

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Gary R. Elkins, PhD, ABPP, ABPH, is Professor and Director, Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, Baylor University, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, and Director of the Mind-Body Medicine Research Laboratory. His areas of research are hypnosis and mind-body interventions in behavioral medicine.

His laboratory was recently awarded a $ million dollar grant from the National /5(22). This is the most extensive book ever to be published on stage hypnotism.

It is considered a "Bible" of stage hypnotism. This book also has widespread therapeutic applications and contains work never previously published, providing new skills for even the most advanced practitioner of hypnosis.

Self-Hypnosis: Self-hypnosis is a process that occurs when a person self-induces a hypnotic state. It is often used as a self-help tool for controlling pain or managing stress.   Guided Hypnosis: This form of hypnosis involves the use of tools such as recorded instructions and music to induce a hypnotic state.

Online sites and mobile apps often utilize this form of hypnosis. The book develops core principles of clinical hypnosis with children and adolescents and each contributor delineates how they apply these precepts in a range of psychological and medical settings.

The result is a constellation of perspectives and clinical applications that move the reader beyond literature review to practical advice. The only thing really tying Hypnosis and its therapeutic applications book together is the name "hypnosis," with its attendant aroma of altered states and unusual psychological mechanism--"mythology" in the words of Spanos.

Hypnosis subsequently acquired other limited uses in medicine. Various researchers have put forth differing theories of what hypnosis is and how it might be understood, but there is still no generally accepted explanatory theory for the phenomenon.

Applications of hypnosis. The techniques used to induce hypnosis share common features. Burns: Hypnosis is not only effective for the pain, but when hypnotic anesthesia and feelings of coolness are created in the first few hours after a significant burn, it appears that it also reduces inflammation and promotes healing.

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The aggregate of this well-written book provides a wealth of useful practice information. Though this text has a virtual simultaneous release as Nash and Barnier’s The Oxford Handbook of Hypnosis (in which Arreed Barabasz coauthors a chapter), each book has.

Hypnotherapy is guided hypnosis, or a trance-like state of focus and concentration achieved with the help of a clinical hypnotherapist. This trance-like state is similar to being completely.

Medical uses for Hypnosis []. The use of hypnotism for therapeutic purposes is often referred to as "hypnotherapy", it continues to be the same general trance and suggestion and deepening methodology, but oriented for the practice of healing, especially psychological type of therapeutic practices extremely are older than the concept of hypnosis and the subsequent evolution of.

Other topics examined in this book include the effects of hypnosis on cancer patients and its use on people with skins disorders and procedures, as well as its effect on people with chronic pain. “The erotic state – again, a mixture of concentration and spontaneity – is a hypnoidal state, probably the most powerful kind that we are capable of experiencing, and it is in this condition that unexpected regions of the self are revealed, as the majority of people know from experience.”.

Medical hypnosis is a science increasingly recognized for its therapeutic applications. Medical hypnosis offers unique possibilities due to its capacities for enhancing mind to body communication.

For information on hypnosis for specific conditions, select from the drop-down menu in the green bar above. Michael Yapko’s seminal book, Hypnosis and the Treatment of Depressions, was the first book ever written on the subject of applying hypnosis in the treatment of depressed its publication, Yapko’s work has not only withstood the test of colleagues previously dismissive of the merits of hypnosis as a tool of treatment, but has thrived in the face of by: Hypnosis and The Therapeutic Relationship: Relational Factors of Hypnosis in Psychotherapy Article in The American journal of clinical hypnosis 62() January with Reads.

Hypnosis is a real thing and is actually very effective. In fact, you can transform you whole life threw hypnosis if you do it properly. It takes work and dedication to for the change to occur, but it is still very possible to be transformed threw hypnosis.

Practical Applications With hypnosis on the march, there is practically no limit to its uses in the field of medicine, and new applications are being discovered every day.

It should not be necessary to add, however, that some of these uses should remain as they are—in the hands of professionals with years of experience in the area. It was also during this time that the first large-scale scientific study of Hypnosis was performed at the University of Wisconsin, led by Clark Hull.

His book based on the findings, “Hypnosis and Suggestibility,” used years of clinical data to help explain exactly what Hypnosis is. Therapeutic hypnosis may also be used to aid in smoking cessation or weight loss.

Indications. Cognitive behavior therapy with exposure to the feared situation is typically the therapy of choice for phobias. However, hypnosis has been used in the treatment of various phobias including simple phobia, social phobias, and performance anxiety.

It is a fact that many people use hypnosis for metaphysical purposes, but this is not the only use of hypnosis. Both hypnosis and hypnotherapy are actually two applications highly misunderstood by most people.

Hypnosis is a process that was originally used by James Braid in a book referring to it, as an inertia state (sleep) of the nervous system. It is in this context that hypnotherapy finds its most sophisticated applications. Hypnosis, in its therapeutic infancy, was used to remove symptoms by a direct head-on approach.

Symptoms were ordered out, cajoled into disappearing, and threatened lest they came back--which they often did. Michael Yapko’s seminal book, Hypnosis and the Treatment of Depressions, was the first book ever written on the subject of applying hypnosis in the treatment of depressed its publication, Yapko’s work has not only withstood the test of colleagues previously dismissive of the merits of hypnosis as a tool of treatment, but has thrived in the face of : Taylor And Francis.

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Hypnosis, As A Therapeutic Approach, A technique made up of a series of instructions and suggestions that place a person in a trancelike state of mind, possessing similarities to being asleep. Only, in this trance a person is able to hear and respond to questions or suggestions, these states are otherwise known as hypnosis.

CLINICAL HYPNOSIS & SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH: PSYCHOTHERAPEUTIC APPLICATIONS David Puchol Esparza Licensed Psychologist & Clinical Hypnotherapist [email protected] “Hypnosis is not a type of therapy, like psychoanalysis or behavior therapy.

Instead, it is a procedure that can be used to facilitate therapy. Hypnosis in the Relief of Pain JOHN W. LAUER, M.D.* HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE The condition known as hypnosis has been recognized through the ages, and recorded descriptions of it date back to the eighteenth century B.C., in China Hypnosis is known to have been practiced in other ancient cultures, including those of the Hebrews, Celts, Egyptians and by: 3.

Therapeutic Hypnosis with Children and Adolescents. by William Wester III,Laurence Sugarman. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *. Therapeutic Hypnosis with Children and Adolescents In this comprehensive volume, the editors have gathered together some of the most outstanding contributors in the field of pediatric medicine to examine the wide-ranging applications and promise of the use of hypnosis with children and adolescents.

A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO SELF-HYPNOSIS. by Melvin Powers. PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS OF SELF-HYPNOSIS FOREWORD. All of us like to think that our actions and reactions are a result of This book is written in terms that are comprehensible to the layman.

The. step-by-step instructions should afford the reader a means of acquiring. Hypnotherapy employs the use of hypnosis—an altered state of consciousness caused by little more than the power of suggestion—to help facilitate behavioral and emotional change.A trained.

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