The handbook of hypnotic phenomena in psychotherapy / by John H. Edgette and Janet Sasson Edgette.

  • Edgette, John H.
[1995], ©1995
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New York : Brunner/Mazel, [1995], ©1995.

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xii, 318 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


An overview of Ericksonian hypnosis -- What are hypnotic phenomena? -- With a buffet spread like that, how do I know what to eat?: selecting appropriate hypnotic phenomena -- Amnesia -- Hypermnesia -- Posthypnotic suggestion -- Time distortion: contraction and expansion -- Age regression -- Future progression -- Dissociation -- Hypnotic dreaming and daydreaming -- Catalepsy -- Arm levitation (ideomotor movement) -- Automatic writing and drawing -- Anethesia and analgesia -- Hyperesthesia -- On experiencing what is not there: positive therapeutic hallucination -- On not experiencing what is there: negative therapeutic hallucination -- Hypnotic phenomena for induction, ratification, and deepening.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-307) and indexes


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