APA-published the formal definitionof hypnosis in 2005
How To Hypnotise?
HYPNOTISING A PERSON Subject should sit in a relaxed position Speak in a soothing voice “take deep breath… close your eyes…. begin to feel yourself relaxing”
• Repeat if necessary• Generally it takes 10-15 minutes for hypnotising
Overcomes fears and phobias
Pain managementHabit controls
Cures Irritable bowel syndrome.Relief from pains. olp
Hypnosis in obstetricsThis was observed in the experimental observation
Age regression hypno therapyPsychological therapyWeight loss
Hypnosis in dentistry Hypnosis helped in dealing with sophisticatedproblems of dental patient.
Disadvantages• Problems resulting from unintended suggestions.• Obscuring actual physical health problems.• Suicidal depression.• Panic attacks or physical episodes.• Hypnotherapy is not recommended for people with physical disorders.• Usage of hypnosis without proper knowledge of psychiatry may lead to dangerous situations.
Facts and fictiono FICTION: When your under hypnosis you surrender your free will.o FACT: Hypnosis is a heighten state of concentration and focus. When your under hypnosis you DO NOT lose your personality, free-will, or personal strength.o FICTION: When your under hypnosis the therapist controls you.o FACT: You do hypnotherapy only FOR YOURSELF. A hypnotherapist serves only as a guide or facilitator.o FICTION: You can be put under hypnosis without your consent.o FACT: Successful hypnosis depends on your willingness to experience it—even with voluntary hypnosis, not everyone can be led into a hypnotic state.