Clinical Hypnosis Textbook: A Guide for Practical Intervention

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Radcliffe Publishing, Jan 1, 2005 - Psychology - 159 pages
Clinical hypnosis is a tool for medical, therapeutic and structured communication which can be used by any individual in a caring profession. It is becoming an increasingly widespread method that is also cost effective and practical. This book provides a thorough, practical introduction and an overview of clinical hypnosis in the medical setting. It explains techniques that can be used in a consultation as part of normal doctor-patient communication to assist with issues such as stress management, goal setting, enhancing confidence and relaxation. Smoking cessation, working with phobias and performance enhancement protocols are also discussed in depth. With a comprehensive list of contacts, references for further research and a free audio CD of hypnosis techniques, this book is perfect for medical students, general practitioners and other medical professionals, therapists, and those working in parallel caring professions.

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