Hypnosis Articles

Hypnosis: The Key To Unlocking The Delusional Mind?

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Date:April 29, 2008Source:Macquarie UniversitySummary:Researchers have developed an original new approach to the study of delusions, using hypnosis to temporarily create typical delusional beliefs in otherwise non-delusional people. A group of psychologists have been investigating the effectiveness of using hypnosis as a technique for studying the delusion known as mirrored-self misidentification, and a range of other delusions also. Researchers at Macquarie University have developed an original new approach to the study of delusions, using hypnosis to temporarily create typical delusional beliefs in otherwise non-delusional people. With backing from the Australian Research Council and Macquarie University, a group of psychologists from the...

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Hypnosis 'can help ease motor neurone disease'

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HYPNOTHERAPY can, at times, be associated with showmen peddling silly pranks in front of packed-out theatres. By Helen Rae 12:09, 24 NOV 2008 UPDATED18:57, 27 FEB 2013 THE power of hypnosis is being used for the first time in Tyneside to help control symptoms in patients with motor neurone disease. Health Reporter Helen Rae takes a look at this alternative form of therapy. HYPNOTHERAPY can, at times, be associated with showmen peddling silly pranks in front of packed-out theatres. But this holistic therapy can be an alternative form of health treatment, which is said to use the healing powers of...

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Pensioner has knee surgery under hypnosis

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A pensioner has undergone knee surgery using just hypnosis to control the pain. By Kate Devlin ,Medical Correspondent 9:11PM BST 07 Jul 2008 Bernadine Coady, 67, was wide awake for the one-hour operation, which is usually performed under a general anaesthetic. Mrs Coady hypnotised herself before the "keyhole" surgery, an arthroscopy, in which a surgeon drills into a patients knee and inserts a camera to look for possible causes of pain. She went home the same day "looking very happy", according to a spokesman for the private Orthopaedics and Spine Specialist Hospital, in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. Ms Coady, from March, Cambridgeshire,...

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Hypnosis shown to reduce symptoms and improve quality of life for dementia sufferers

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By DAILY MAIL REPORTER UPDATED: 13:14, 28 July 2008 Hypnosis shown to reduce symptoms and improve quality of life for dementia sufferers By DAILY MAIL REPORTER UPDATED: 13:14, 28 July 2008 The trial showed that hypnosis improved the effects of dementia like memory loss and concentration. A scientist at the University of Liverpool has found that hypnosis can slow down the impacts of dementia and improve quality of life for those living with the condition. Forensic psychologist, Dr Simon Duff, investigated the effects of hypnosis on people living with dementia and compared the treatment to mainstream health-care methods.  He also looked at how hypnosis compared to...

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Newest Studies Show Kids Should Stop Watching TV

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by Lisa Zyga Studies have shown that TV is linked to a wide variety of health risks, especially in young children. Yet, the number of hours watched per day by children seems to be increasing, if anything. With satellite TV, hundreds of channels, new video games, and programs offering unlimited DVD rentals, it's enticing to take advantage of the technology and be part of the "cultural" scene. But despite how easy it is to switch on the TV to make your kids sit still, this past time has little good to offer and much risk to contend with. Here are a...

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