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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The use of hypnosis to treat medical disorders and conditions such as addictions, phobias, and depression, change unwanted habits and behaviors, induce relaxation, and complement psychotherapy.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The therapeutic use of hypnotism.

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  • noun Treatment of disease by means of hypnotism.

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  • noun the use of hypnosis in psychotherapy

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Examples

  • I originally wrote and crossposted this as a response to a post on the Omnigrads list an EXCELLENT list for graduates of training programs taught by Gerry Kein as part of a thread regarding an advertisement for a short-term hypnotherapy training course that offers certification with one of the large national organizations.

    Life of Brian:

  • I originally wrote and crossposted this as a response to a post on the Omnigrads list an EXCELLENT list for graduates of training programs taught by Gerry Kein as part of a thread regarding an advertisement for a short-term hypnotherapy training course that offers certification with one of the large national organizations.

    Standards within the Lay Hypnosis Community

  • Hypnosis, also referred to as hypnotherapy or hypnotic suggestion, is a trance-like state in which you have heightened focus, concentration and inner absorption.

    Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.: Hypnosis and Dentistry

  • Hypnosis, also referred to as hypnotherapy or hypnotic suggestion, is a trance-like state in which you have heightened focus, concentration and inner absorption.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • The technique is also often called hypnotherapy healing because it helps solve a variety of mental and physical health issues.

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  • I poked around online and found a $6 .wav "hypnotherapy" file that I listen to before going in to my appointments, and it's really helped.

    Not Just for Kids

  • The aim of recovered-memory therapy is to remind people of past traumas, often childhood sexual abuse, using techniques such as hypnotherapy, medication, re-enactments of traumatic moments and isolation from family.

    Informed Reader

  • Furthermore, 'hypnotherapy' seems not to be hugely effective on the current evidence.

    Mind Hacks: October 2006 Archives

  • Furthermore, 'hypnotherapy' seems not to be hugely effective on the current evidence.

    Mind Hacks: Neuropsychology of hypnosis

  • That is it is illegal or considered misrepresentation if folks are working within the context of the helping professions such as hypnotherapy or counceling and give the impression they are licensed through the use of the title "Dr."

    NLP Curses

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