An Introduction to Hypnosis

introduction to hypnosis

An Introduction to Hypnosis

An Introduction to Hypnosis


What is hypnosis?

When someone is in a hypnotic condition, their ideas and actions are controlled. Both the subject and the hypnotist are involved in hypnosis; the subject is the person being tested, and the hypnotist is the one doing the testing. A hypnotist attempts to elicit a reaction from the patient by putting her in a state of mind known as hypnosis. One of the most contentious fields in the world today may be hypnosis. This line of research is connected to a plethora of notions. The main point of contention is that hypnosis is a non-state, according to one school of thought, while another claims it is a mental state.

State theory proponents contend that a changed environment may be created in the mind. Stated differently, the subject’s mind can be transported to a different level and managed by the practitioner. According to proponents of the non-state hypothesis, hypnosis is a phenomenon that results from concentration and attention and does not always cause a mental state change. It is enough for us to know, nevertheless, that hypnosis is an induction procedure followed by observation of the results.


Psychological research and Hypnosis

Hypnosis has been extensively studied. Psychological research serves as the foundation for this scientific investigation. Many times, hypnosis is handled as one of psychology’s auxiliary fields. Researchers have been attempting to determine the best technique for hypnotising people. Some people have been successful at accomplishing it with words, while others have needed the assistance of triggers like a pendulum or a clock.

There are several uses for hypnosis in patient treatment. Hypnotherapy is one of these fields. This approach is employed by certain practitioners to address patients’ psychological illnesses. Another use for hypnosis is in clinical settings.

Proponents of clinical hypnosis assert that the technique may be used to heal and cure both mental and physical ailments. For magic performances or prayers, masses can be hypnotised. Forensic hypnosis is the application of hypnosis to forensic science. It is acknowledged from a legal standpoint in addition to being used in the procedures.

False Beliefs

There are a lot of false beliefs and fallacies about hypnosis. Some believe that those with strong willpower are incapable of being hypnotised. On the other hand, proponents of hypnosis disagree, arguing that patients with strong willpower are merely made up. They are more intelligent than others, which explains this.





Adel Seyam

Paris 2005

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Comments (2)

  1. IMG_20210502_173350_457

    Very good subject!!

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      Thank you

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