Hypnosis: What is it, and does it work?
Hypnosis has been treading the line between quackery
and therapy since around the 18th century, but recently
it has been picking up steam as an alternative treatment
for many disorders. What is hypnosis, does it work, and
if so, how? We investigate.
2017 Sep 1 - Medical News Today - Maria Cohut
Not just for TV: Hypnosis legit part of comprehensive
(CNN)When "Comedy Hypnotist" Chris Jones invited
celebrity judge Howie Mandel on stage and hypnotized
him on the competition show "America's Got Talent," the
performance brought the audience to its feet and even
inspired a social media hashtag, #HowieShakesHands.
2015 Aug 18 - CNN.com - Stephanie Gallman, CNN
Vaughan Bell: hypnosis is no laughing matter
Long derided as a tool of quacks and comedians, the
science of suggestibility is enjoying a revival as a
The Observer - Vaughan Bell
2012 Jul 1 - The Guardian - Vaughan Bell
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Do you want to stop smoking? How about ridding
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personal demon is procrastination and you’d like to kick
it to the curb. Or is there a phobia or fear keeping you
from living the life you want? If your first impulse on
reading this list was, “Yes, please!”, then hypnotherapy
may be the right answer for you.
2010 Oct 29 - Hypnosis Motivation Institute - Brennan
HowStuffWorks "How Hypnosis Works"
Our understanding of hypnosis has advanced a great
deal in the past century, but the phenomenon is still a
mystery of sorts. In this article, we'll look at some
popular theories of hypnosis and explore the various
ways hypnotists put their art to work."
2001 Aug 7 - science.howstuffworks.com - Tom Harris,
Can Hypnosis Help Weight Loss?
Hypnosis can help people with many aspects of their
life, weight loss certainly being one of those. Each year,
10's of thousands of people visit hypnotists or purchase
"hypnosis for weight loss" cd's & MP3's. The majority of
those people will lose weight and of course there will be
some who won't lose any at all.
2010 Jan 1 - ezinearticles.com - Chris Hoyt
Hypnosis to Stop Nightmares
"I want to tell you a story about a client of mine who
stopped recurring nightmares after one hypnosis session
- essentially taking charge of a condition that required
remedial action, and how together we created a plan
that led to a surprising and dynamic shift."
2009 Oct 5 - Hypnosis Motivation Institute - Mary Willix
The Possibilities in Hypnosis, Where the Patient Has the
"In effect, hypnosis is the epitome of mind-body
medicine. It can enable the mind to tell the body how to
react, and modify the messages that the body sends to
2008 Nov 3 - The New York Times - Jane. E. Brody
How Hypnotherapy Works - The Process in Four Steps
An accurate way to think of what Hypnosis is, is that it
is a state of mind of increased suggestibility, or
receptivity to the verbal suggestion given by the
2007 Aug 3 - Hypnosis Motivation Institute - Marc
Mind-Body Connection - Pediatricians Using
Hypnotherapy offers another tool pediatricians can add
to their arsenal to treat conditions ranging from nail
biting to severe asthma.
2007 Aug - American Academy of Pediatrics - Lori
Hypnotism - It's All In The Mind
Once regarded as a cheap stage trick, hypnotism is
proven to be a powerful medical treatment, and now it's
available on the NHS.
2007 Jan 30 - The Independent - Roger Dobson