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This chapter discusses hypnotism. The author describes hypnotism as the art of persuading an individual to act upon or execute an idea or a series of ideas, either consciously or subconsciously. The condition is brought about by suggestion. In the following pages the author expects to lead the...
This chapter provides definitions of various nomenclature used within this book. Some of the terms defined include hypnotism, suggestion, and prehypnotic suggestion. (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2022 APA, all rights reserved)
I will describe to you now a method which I have used in connection with my class work with physicians on nearly four thousand subjects, with the result that practically every one who gave his consent and co-operation was hypnotized, without failure, I am sure, in one per cent of the cases. The...
The purpose of this chapter is to point out the danger which attends the unconscious and ignorant use of suggestion, both with and without the aid of hypnotism, as well as the possibility of benefit that may accrue from its intelligent use as an adjunct in the practice of medicine. (PsycInfo...
This chapter explores the theoretical considerations of the human mind and the use of hypnotism and suggestive therapeutics. (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2022 APA, all rights reserved)
This chapter explores the phases of personality. In our analysis of the qualities of personality, we can say that each individual becomes self-conscious of his existence upon one of three planes respectively, physical, mental or intellectual, and moral or spiritual, all qualities of the same...
This chapter explores the use of suggestion without hypnotism. The author provides examples of suggestion without hypnotism and its therapeutic uses. (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2022 APA, all rights reserved)
Hypnotism is a self-induced psychological condition. You do not hypnotize an individual, you simply get him to do it himself; but to get anyone to act upon an idea or a series of ideas, either consciously or subconsciously, one must be in dead earnest, exercise a little enthusiasm about the...
This chapter presents and describes other physician's opinions of the author and his methods. The author claims that the fault other physicians find with suggestive therapeutics is not with the therapy, but with the physician himself. (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2022 APA, all rights reserved)
Unquestionably the fine art in applying suggestive therapeutics lies in the employment of suggestion without an effort to induce a sleep-like condition. Yet, if the individual can be induced to act upon and execute your suggestion, either consciously or sub-consciously, it is by the use of the...
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