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hypnotize

[′hip·nə‚tīz]
(psychology)
To induce a state of hypnosis.
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Parker's (2015b) statement that "the only indisputable finding" was a sheep-goat effect, hypotheses a, b, and d (the latter one only for the subgroup of high hypnotizables, but we had prespecified that high hypnotizables would exhibit greater consciousness alterations) were supported.
Thus a common characteristic to both highly creative and highly hypnotizable subjects may be the capacity to experience ideas, fantasy, and imagery effortlessly" (Manmiller, Kunmar & Pekala, 2010, p.
With highly hypnotizable patients, memories can be blocked, but it's usually a short-term effect.
The most important problem is that it is seen only in a fraction of highly hypnotizable subjects.
Pediatric patients are highly hypnotizable and can be taught self-regulatory strategies and self-hypnotic techniques to help themselves with a variety of emotional, physical and behavioral problems.
Self-generated happy and sad emotions in low and highly hypnotizable persons during waking and hypnosis: laterality and regional EEG activity differences".
1995) found that the tendency to dissociate correlated with reported marijuana use for highly hypnotizable participants, but not with the reported use of LSD, alcohol, heroin, or cocaine.
To mention just a few examples, alcoholics were found to be more allergic, less bold, more color blind, less religiously active, less hypnotizable, less married, less fecund, less body-hairy (men), more rigid--and more thirsty (Keller, 1972).
Pain perception, somatosensory event-related potentials and skin conductance responses to painful stimuli in high, mid, and low hypnotizable subjects: effects of diffe rential pain reduction strategies.
Given the long association of possession with dissociative trance states, I suspect that lists of the characteristics of demon possession have been drafted from unrecognized Grade V hypnotizable persons and undiagnosed DID patients seen over millennia.
Fifth, the studies most frequently cited to condemn hypnosis have involved the very small percentage of the population who are highly hypnotizable.
The grade five syndrome: The highly hypnotizable person.