age-regression in a nocturnal dream.
it's funk." (Like that of all true hustlers, his patter is largely autohypnotic
, meant to beguile his own ear before any other.
Perhaps it is the monotony induced by the actual behavior of D'lo which triggers Will's autohypnotic
state; if so, it is accompanied by a "whiteness" that could result from the other classic inducement to hypnosis, the concentration on the "shiny object" (Fliess, p.
However, the clinical reality is that DID patients' autohypnotic
efforts, often directed toward maintaining their dissociative adaptations, are far more potent than the heterohypnotic interventions the clinician can bring to bear.