autohypnosis

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autohypnosis

 [aw″to-hip-no´sis]
self-induced hypnosis; the act or process of hypnotizing oneself.

au·to·hyp·no·sis

(aw'tō-hip-nō'sis),
Self-induced hypnosis, accomplished by concentrating on self-absorbing thought or on the idea of being hypnotized.

autohypnosis

/au·to·hyp·no·sis/ (-hip-no´sis) the act or process of hypnotizing oneself.autohypnot´ic

autohypnosis

(ô′tō-hĭp-nō′sĭs)
n.
1. The act or process of hypnotizing oneself.
2. A self-induced hypnotic state.

au′to·hyp·not′ic (-nŏt′ĭk) adj.

autohypnosis

Etymology: Gk, autos, hypnos, sleep
the self-induction of hypnosis by an individual who concentrates on one subject to attain an altered state of consciousness. It may also occur in a person who has become habituated to the process by undergoing hypnosis a number of times.

autosuggestion

The use of the principles of hypnosis on oneself; autosuggestion requires complete relaxation, slow deep breathing and repetition of phrases (as used in non-self-hypnosis).