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HYPNOSIS/HYPNOTHERAPY RESEARCH

I have a keen interest in the subconscious mind. I am a voracious reader, and my research never ends. This page offers a small sample of some of the articles I have enjoyed recently. A few of the links below will provide a full research report, however many academic databases will only provide an abstract to share with non-subscribers.  

In conclusion the use of hypnosis in the treatment of drug addiction shows great promise. Without the use of a long-range program utilizing hypnosis, the rate of success is around 2%. Success rates in programs employing hypnosis have consistently been between 60% and 70%.

There is a vast need in our society today for viable addiction treatment methods. Therapists who understand addictions and are skilled in the use of hypnosis appear to have a viable tool to help this population.

Hypnosis and top-down regulation of consciousness.

The role of frontal executive functions in hypnosis and hypnotic suggestibility.

New directions in hypnosis research:strategies for advancing the cognitive and clinical neuroscience of hypnosis.

Brain correlates of hypnosis: A systematic review and meta-analytic exploration.

The “Hidden Observer” as the Cognitive Unconscious During hypnosis.

Functional changes in brain activity after hypnosis.