autosuggestion


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autosuggestion

 [aw″to-sug-jes´chun]
self-suggestion; the process by which a person induces in himself an uncritical acceptance of an idea, belief, or opinion.

au·to·sug·ges·tion

(aw'tō-sŭg-jes'chŭn),
1. Constant dwelling on an idea or concept, thereby inducing some change in the mental or bodily functions.
See also: autohypnosis.
2. Reproduction in the brain of impressions previously received that then become the starting point of new acts or ideas.

autosuggestion

(ô′tō-səg-jĕs′chən)
n. Psychology
The process by which a person induces self-acceptance of an opinion, belief, or plan of action.

au′to·sug·gest′ v.
au′to·sug·gest′i·bil′i·ty (-ə-bĭl′ĭ-tē) n.
au′to·sug·gest′i·ble adj.
au′to·sug·ges′tive (-tĭv) adj.

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).

autosuggestion

Autohypnosis, self-hypnosis Pop psychology The use of hypnosis on oneself. See Hypnosis, Hypnotherapy.

au·to·sug·ges·tion

(aw'tō-sŭg-jes'chŭn)
1. Constant dwelling on an idea or concept, thereby inducing some change in the mental or bodily functions.
2. Reproduction in the brain of impressions previously received which become then the starting point of new acts or ideas.

autosuggestion

A form of self-conditioning involving repeated internal assertion of positive and helpful propositions.
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If they reply "No", I say: "Consult a doctor then, and follow his treatment as well as using autosuggestion. You will find that the two treatments help each other."
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Goenka argues that such practices "attempt to alter reality by means of calling on some external force or autosuggestion (such as self-hypnosis).
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Or there is autosuggestion: Regan might have read or heard about demonic possession and absorbed it as a 'real' possibility.
Society had been caught up in a kind of representational autosuggestion and the only "solution" was to abandon art as a separate sphere of creativity.
2 came into being as the result of Rachmaninov's consultations with a pioneer in the field of autosuggestion, hypnotism, after the initial failure of his First Symphony.
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and to participate in wild debaucheries, as pretended by the supposed witches whose inevitable visits to the Blocksberg were probably due to autosuggestion. On awakening modern experimenters had great difficulty distinguishing their hallucinations from reality--a fact explaining the witches' conviction that they had really flown.