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Hypnosis FAQ Reprint-International Medical & Dental Hypnotherapy Assoc.
What is hypnosis?
During hypnosis, the body and conscious mind are in a relaxed, natural state, while the
subconscious mind remains awake and receptive to suggestion. Hypnosis is an education-communication process to a person's
mind that allows his/her conscious and subconscious minds to believe the same message.
How does the subconscious
accept hypnotic suggestions?
Hypnotic suggestions bypass the intellectual mind, called the "conscious,"
and zero in on the subconscious. When given a new suggestion that is within the bounds of a person's belief system and moral
orientation, the subconscious mind accepts it literally as a new reality.
How does hypnosis help people?
The ability to reprogram emotional attitudes and reactions is a latent talent within every human being. Hypnosis is the
most functional and reasonable way to train life-long attitudes, rather than suffer a lifetime of emotional accidents the
conscious mind is unable to change.
Can any person be hypnotized?
People of average intelligence (unless
there is some form of organic brain damage) can be hypnotized in most cases if they are willing and do not resist. The depth
of hypnosis varies with a person's ability to respond. If you are not a naturally responsive subject, you can improve your
receptivity to hypnosis with practice.
Is hypnosis medically approved?
Yes. The American Medical Association
and the American Psychiatric Association have approved hypnotherapy for use by professionally responsible individuals. The
British Medical Association also adopted hypnosis as a viable therapeutic tool in 1958. (The same year as the AMA.)
Is hypnosis dangerous?
No. The induction of hypnosis is never dangerous to the subject, although personal disappointments
may arise because of unrealistic expectations or preconceived information.
Are the results of hypnosis permanent?
Suggestions stay with some individuals indefinitely, others need reinforcement. The effects of hypnosis are cumulative:
The more the techniques are practiced and post-hypnotic suggestions are brought into play, the more permanent the results
become. Self-hypnosis training and reinforcement tapes for home use also provide additional help.
is a hypnotist?
Hypnosis is a consent situation in which 10 percent of the effort is the hypnotist's and the remaining
90 percent is the responsibility of the client.
In what areas is hypnotherapy helpful?
is helpful in a variety of areas including:
High blood Pressure
Body, mind healing
Inner child dialogue
Test taking/study habits
Disabilities, MS, RSD, etc.
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