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self-hypnosis

(sĕlf′hĭp-nō′sĭs)
n.
Autohypnosis.
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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).
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self-hypnosis

Psychology The hypnosis of oneself–a modality for which a person can be trained Indications Control of habits, behaviors, pain, smoking, weight; SH can be used to evoke repressed memories, experiences–Freud's 'abreaction'. See Hypnosis.
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