Essays Tagged: "Hypnosis"

Hypnosis In Psychology

Throughout the history of this country, hypnosis has been dismissed as a form of gimmickry. Contrary to this, for centuries numerous culture ... been dismissed as a form of gimmickry. Contrary to this, for centuries numerous cultures have used hypnosis as a means of mental and spiritual healing. Hypnosis is defined as an induced trance-like s ... ch one is highly susceptible to suggestions, or commands. There are three commonly known methods of hypnosis. Two of which, the authoritarian and standardized approaches, are generally considered non- ...

(4 pages) 173 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Sigmund Freud's function as a neuropathologist

1895 onwards he associated intensely with the Viennese internist Josef Breuer. Both discovered that hypnosis removed neurotic symptons. The case of patient Anna O. became famous.By applying this metho ... emotional disorders and the formation of mental (at that time mainly hysterical) symptoms. Through hypnosis as a method of 'mental catharsis' the patient recalls and relives repressed traumatic situa ...

(2 pages) 77 0 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Hypnosis

may be induced by anotherperson,' (Compton's Multimedia Encyclopedia) but there is still much about hypnosis thatis not understood. Because it resembles normal sleep, it was studied and was found that ... milar to the patterns of deep relaxation thananything else. Rather than a psychic or mystical idea, hypnosis is now looked upon as aform of highly focused concentration in which outside influences are ...

(5 pages) 168 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Alfred Binet

lpetriere, a famous Parisian hospital, where he absorbed the theories of his teachers in regards to hypnosis, hysteria and abnormal psychology. During the following seven years, he continuously demons ...

(5 pages) 107 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

"Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley. Compares life as Huxley described it in the World State with life in the United States today.

u want, who wants you, and sooner or later every partner will want you. Children are taught through hypnosis that 'everyone belongs to everyone else.' In this Utopia, what we think of as true love for ...

(5 pages) 192 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Thomas's short story "test".

rom the fear of diversification and self identity. From the moment Robert Proctor wakes up from his hypnosis, the reader sees that the foundation of the world he is living in is based on control. The ... the others left over are too scared to drive again, basically making no-one on the road at all.The hypnosis itself refers to another person controlling what you think and do as an individual. In the ...

(3 pages) 48 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Gay and lesbian rights(marriage)

elieve that gays and lesbians should have the right to get married. Unless I was under some kind of hypnosis, then in no way whatsoever, would I ever agree with those people. The family unit is compos ...

(1 pages) 112 2 2.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Inner Conflicts--Arthur Miller's "The Crucible"

es, it is John Proctor who ultimately stands up for his beliefs, while Mary Warren succumbs to the "hypnosis" of her peers.John Proctor, an average puritan farmer, is faced with inner turmoil that pla ...

(4 pages) 25 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Psychotherapy of Hysteria

to see how far this method takes him in the study of hysteria.Freud then talks about the method of hypnosis as a tool in understanding hysteria. He forms the opinion that although the principle may b ... in understanding hysteria. He forms the opinion that although the principle may be sound concerning hypnosis that it could not be used as the only technique and because that hypnosis was not effective ...

(6 pages) 57 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Describe and evaluate the claim that hypnosis is an altered state of awareness.

Hypnosis is a hotly debated state of awareness in that as the question indicates state theorists hol ... heless as we shall see research has led to an understanding of various aspects of the phenomenon of hypnosis but it has failed to resolve this debate.Research using the Cold Pressor Test (CPT) involvi ... nd trying to keep it there for as long as they possible can has been used to try to resolve whether hypnosis is or is not an altered state of awareness. Initially, participants get the sensation of co ...

(6 pages) 77 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Hypnotic Language and Its Power

eness, attending to a small category of stimuli excluding all other stimuli that differ. Trance and hypnosis will be used interchangeably. Communication occurs through any one of the five senses alone ... or state. Then you can deal with specific content or states. Sometimes a type of therapy involving hypnosis gets referred to as hypnotherapy. Actually, all effective therapy involves hypnotherapy. Un ...

(10 pages) 121 5 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Sigmund Freud's Theory Of Psychoanalysis

the analyst and the patient, allowing the patient to live a less anxious, healthier life.Methods of hypnosis were originally used by Freud to find the cause for anxiety, but he dismissed them as being ...

(8 pages) 340 1 4.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Altered state of mind

HYPNOTISMHypnosis was first used as a ceremonial thing. It's started first as a spiritual and religious thing ... come a healing thing. It was beginning to catch on many priests and religious people started to use hypnosis. This technique has been dated way back. Often now it is used as an entertainment factor bu ... people still use it for healing and probably even to this day for ceremonies and religious purposes.Hypnosis is a process involving deep relaxation that allows the subconscious part of the mind to bec ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Freud CV, written in Ist person, Freud is applying for job

t to Paris to study under Jean-Martin Charcot, a neurologist known throughout Europe for his use of hypnosis. I soon married and returned home in Vienna in 1886. I started a private practice of specia ... I soon married and returned home in Vienna in 1886. I started a private practice of specializing in hypnosis but I eventually dropped that technique over time.Clinical approach:While being a student a ...

(6 pages) 69 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

"The Dangers of Cults"

the predominant characteristic of coercion, which has many different aspects. Peer-group pressure, hypnosis, creating a sense of family and belonging-love bombing, rejection of old values, privacy re ...

(2 pages) 56 4 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Techniques To Recover Memory

use during careful, non leading and non suggestive therapy, but such techniques as discussed below (hypnosis, dream interpretation, guided imagery and self help books) can create compelling illusory m ... toring problems use guided imagery to visualise how it could have happened dream interpretation and hypnosis journal writing and body work Suggestion by Therapist How this could occur: Symptoms are ta ...

(5 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Acting As If You Are Hypnotized

nd Spanos's position against Hilgrad's contention. Spanos claimed that there are two key aspects of hypnosis that lead people to believe it is an altered state of consciousness. One is that subjects v ... r behavior as being caused by something other than itself. The second aspect is the belief that the hypnosis ritual creates expectations in the subject which in turn motivate the subject to behave in ...

(2 pages) 3515 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Hypnosis 2

Hypnosis: a highly controversial topic in the medical field. Capable of changing a person's behavior ... eactions to normal things, plus countless other phenomena's. Many people believe that the mystic of hypnosis does not exist and is just a simple stage routine used for entertainment. But, in this repo ... But, in this report, I will prove that on the stage, in the therapy office, and in the mass public, Hypnosis does exist and is capable of changing our behavior and that it is a very delicate process a ...

(7 pages) 28 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Brave New World

crude manner. They are taught to hate nature and to love technology in several ways including sleep hypnosis. They are also taught at a very young age that erotic behavior is good and one should indul ...

(5 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Sigmund Freud's Personality Theory

881, and in 1885 won a scholarship to go to Paris and continue his studies hysteria and the uses of hypnosis.Freud returned to Vienna in 1886, and there he stayed for all but the last year of his life ...

(3 pages) 75 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors