Hypnoid state | definition of hypnoid state by Medical dictionary
a drowsy or sleeplike state artificially induced by a hypnotist in subjects of higher than average levels of suggestibility. See: hypnosis
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The trauma of imminent execution can cause a regression to such a defensive mode, during which normal functions of the 'executive' frontal cortex (or 'metacontrol') are disrupted and a hypnoid state
may be mere easily triggered.
Experimental basis for a neurophysiological understanding of hypnoid states