Hypnotherapy In Psychology

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Clinton Robert Warren Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy Sites: 5 11:00 a.m. 10/9/2012 755 For this paper I have decided with Hypnosis, but in order to discuss hypnosis and its effects, implications and relationship with the placebo effect, or even Psychology as whole, we must know what it is exactly. Merriam-Webster defines Hypnosis as a trance like state that resembles sleep but is induced by a person whose suggestions are readily accepted by the subject (Merriam-Webster). With this definition we are able to deduce that Hypnosis is a state of sleep where your control is not in your hands but in those of another. Or is it really control, Hypnosis is and always will be Self-Hypnosis, we, as the definitions states, are readily accepting the instructions.…show more content…
Psychology, as you know, is the scientific study of the human mind and its functions, especially those affecting behavior in a given context (Oxford Dictionary). There, I said exactly why they relate to each other, it’s literally in the definition. Hypnosis affects the human brain in many ways to different people but it doesn’t matter in what ways or who as Psychology just wants to see how it affects our brain. Hypnosis is the maze, Psychology is the Scientist, and the human brain is the mouse. Well what about the cheese you ask, well, the cheese is up to you to decide. Works Cited "Hypnosis." Definition of Hypnosis. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 08 Oct. 2012. . Cherry, Kendra. "What Is Hypnosis?" About.com Psychology. About.com, n.d. Web. 08 Oct. 2012. . Eason, Adam. "Adam Eason School of Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy." Hypnotherapy And The Placebo Effect – Why All Hypnotherapists Should Know About It. Creative Eye, 22 Sept. 2010. Web. 08 Oct. 2012. . "Placebo Effect." Definition of Placebo Effect. Oxford University Press, n.d. Web. 8 Oct. 2012. . "Psychology." Definition of Psychology. Oxford University Press, n.d. Web. 8 Oct. 2012.
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