special psychological state with certain physiological attributes, resembling sleep only superficially and marked by a functioning of the individual ... [13 related articles]
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hypnosis 1. A sleeplike condition usually induced by another person (or by oneself) in which the subject may experience forgotten or suppressed memories, hallucinations, and heightened suggestibility. 2. An artificially induced altered state of consciousness, characterized by heightened suggestibili...
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Hypnosis is "a trance state characterized by extreme suggestibility, relaxation and heightened imagination." It is a mental state (according to "state theory") or imaginative role-enactment (according to "non-state theory"). It is usually induced by a procedure known as a hypnotic induction, which ...
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(Gr. hypnos, sleep) A trance-like state characterized by an exaggerated suggestibility and an alteration of the normal functions of memory, of personality and perhaps also of perception. The state is ordinarily induced by another person, but may also be self-induced and then the phenomenon is called...
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Hypnosis was developed in 1843 by Braid, a surgeon of Manchester, from the study of mesmerism.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: hip-nō′sis Definitions: 1. An artificially induced trancelike state, resembling somnambulism, in which the subject is highly susceptible to suggestion, oblivious to all else, and responds readily to the commands of the hypnotist; its scientific validity has been ...
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Artificially induced state of relaxation or altered attention characterized by heightened suggestibility. There is evidence that, with susceptible persons, the sense of pain may be diminished, memory of past events enhanced, and illusions or hallucinations experienced. Posthypnotic amnesia (forgetti...
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A trance-like state in which a person becomes more aware and focused and is more open to suggestion.
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State like sleep in which the subject acts only on external suggestion.
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state of extreme relaxation and inner focus in which a person is unusually responsive to suggestions made by the hypnotist. The modern practice has its roots in the idea of animal magnetism, or mesmerism, originated by Franz Mesmer. Mesmer's explanations were thoroughly discredited, and to this day ...
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1) Behavior modification technique 2) Cause of some staring 3) Kreskin specialty 4) Mental state 5) Psychological state 6) Svengali's forte 7) Svengali's forte, perhaps
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