Nevertheless, the claim that these effects are exclusive to a hypnotic state
has been contested, because waking suggestions can apparently also produce the effect (Raz, Kirsch, & Nitkin-Kaner, 2006).
Amnesia--The subject, whether through choice or suggestion, may have no recollection of the hypnotic state
For over 100 years researchers have debated if a special hypnotic state
exists or whether it is just about using cognitive strategies and mental imagery in a normal waking state.
Even with voluntary participation, not everyone can be led into a hypnotic state
Once this phase of the treatment has been completed, the client is brought out of the hypnotic state
, and after brief client feedback, the consultation is completed.
Contrary to popular belief anyone can reach a hypnotic state
, it is as natural as daydreaming, the client remains in control and aware of what is happening at all times.
But when hypnosis is used as an adjunct to treat a specific problem, the operator usually guides the person in the hypnotic state
in a formal, structured manner.
But can't help wondering if she is still in some hypnotic state
In the PG-rated shows, volunteers will be brought onstage and induced into a hypnotic state
, then perform as famous singers, dancers, comedians and sports personalities.
The effect does not last very long, but certainly long enough for anesthetics that induce the deep hypnotic state
needed for surgery to be administered.
Nobody could possibly be made to do anything that they did not want to do, and anybody (except the truly mentally sub-normal, very young children and inebriate) can enter the hypnotic state
But this hypnotic state
soon turned into a shudder inside when I first heard the words Osama bin Laden and Islamic terrorism.