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- adjective Employing
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In some cases, I can distinctly testify, it is psychic or autosuggestive.
There is no reason to believe for instance that suggestion can have an important influence on a diseased sense organ, and yet hypnotic influence and even autosuggestive influence can under certain circumstances greatly improve seeing and hearing.
Experience shows that the strongest chance for the development of such autosuggestive beliefs exists wherever an emotional disposition is favorable to the arriving belief.
At a certain point in the cure I substituted -- to save my own time -- an autosuggestive influence, or rather a mixed one, inasmuch as I had him read ten times a day a letter of mine which contained appropriate suggestions.
The autosuggestive fear was uprooted by these and the central ear organs slowly came to normal functioning.
The belief in the absurdities there has not even an autosuggestive value.