The hypnotic induction profile
(HIP): a review of its development.
Although I have modified my approach to smoking cessation from the original Spiegel technique, after almost 4 decades of using hypnosis, I still find the Hypnotic Induction Profile
(HIP), as developed by the Spiegels, to be the easiest way to measure hypnotizability.
In general, I first assess an individual's ability to be hypnotized using the Hypnotic Induction Profile (Spiegel and Spiegel, 2004), which takes about five minutes.
My father developed the Hypnotic Induction Profile as a device to teach students how to induce hypnosis and then understand their subjects' hypnotic responses.
Outcome measures were Hypnotic Induction Profile
scores, self-reported pain and anxiety, medication use, oxygen desaturation =89%, and procedure time.
Spiegel H: Manual for Hypnotic Induction Profile
With the Hypnotic Induction Profile
as discussed in "Trance and Treatment: Clinical Uses of Hypnosis" (Washington: American Psychiatric Publishing, 2004) the relaxation state can be reached in even in less time and can be taught.
The patients were assessed for hypnotizability with the Hypnotic Induction Profile
(HIP) and assigned to experimental groups with a random stratification procedure to equate for differences in hypnotizability, age, and severity of illness.
I still prefer the using the Hypnotic Induction Profile
Technique as described in Dr.
The Harvard Group Scale, the Stanford Susceptibility Scale, and the Hypnotic Induction Profile
(HIP) introduced by Dr.
First, I taught him a simple method of entering a relaxed state using the hypnotic induction profile
, described in "Trance and Treatment: Clinical Uses of Hypnosis" by Dr.
Patients in the intrusion group had significantly higher scores on the Hypnotic Induction Profile
(HIP) than those without significant intrusion symptoms.