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Hypnotism

  1. 1. HYPNOTISM Submitted to : Mrs.Vijayalakshmi Mrs. Ashalatha Submitted by : Poorna Chander : 438 Prathibha : 439 Manasa : 440 Venkat Pratap : 441
  2. 2.  INTRODUCTION HISTORY HOW TO HYPNOTISE ADVANTAGES DISADVANTAGES FACTS & FICTION
  3. 3. Introduction: Hypnosis is "a trance state characterisized by extreme suggestibility, relaxation and heightened imagination Derived from the term neuro-hypnotism (nervous sleep) by James braid
  4. 4. Definition: Earlier definition was given by James braid. He later elaborated this brief definition in his work "hypnotic therapeutics" in 1853.
  5. 5. Braid later ,in his The physiology of fascinationsubstituted the term "monodeism ".
  6. 6. Induction:It is defined as means of heightening clientexpectations ,defining their role focusing attention
  7. 7. Suggestion:It is sub divided into following parts Consciousness vs unconscious mind Ideo-dynamic reflex Post hypnotic suggestion
  8. 8. Consciousness vsUnconsciousness:  Hypnotists view suggestion as a means of communicating with the "unconscious" or "conscious" mind.
  9. 9. Ideo-dynamic reflex: Braid adopted his friend William carpenters theory of ideo-motor reflex response to account for the phenomenon of hypnotism
  10. 10. Post Hypnotic Suggestion: It has been alleged post-hypnotic suggestion can be used to change peoples behaviour after emerging from hypnosis.
  11. 11. Susceptibility:
  12. 12. Hypnotismevolved out of asometimesskeptical reactionto the much earlierworkof magnetists andMesmerists.
  13. 13. Paracelsus was the first physician touse magnets in his work. Many peopleclaimed to have been healed after hehad passed magnets (lodestones) overtheir bodies.
  14. 14. Franz Anton Mesmer:Western scientistsfirst became involved in hypnosisaround 1770, when Dr. Franz Mesmer aphysician started investigating an effect hecalled "animal magnetism" or "mesmerism”
  15. 15. Braid introduceda techniquecalled "originaleye-fixationhypnotic induction method" alsocalled"braidism".
  16. 16. Title page of Braidshypnotictherapeutics
  17. 17. APA-published the formal definitionof hypnosis in 2005
  18. 18. How To Hypnotise?
  19. 19. 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”
  20. 20. • Repeat if necessary• Generally it takes 10-15 minutes for hypnotising
  21. 21. ADVANTAGES
  22. 22. Overcomes fears and phobias
  23. 23. Pain managementHabit controls
  24. 24. Cures Irritable bowel syndrome.Relief from pains. olp
  25. 25. Hypnosis in obstetricsThis was observed in the experimental observation
  26. 26. Age regression hypno therapyPsychological therapyWeight loss
  27. 27. Hypnosis in dentistry Hypnosis helped in dealing with sophisticatedproblems of dental patient.
  28. 28. 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.
  29. 29. 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.
  30. 30. Thank you...............!!!!!

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