Handbook of Hypnotic Suggestions and Metaphors

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D. Corydon Hammond, D Corydon Hammond, PH.D.
W. W. Norton & Company, Jun 17, 1990 - Medical - 602 pages

Designed as a practical desktop reference, this official publication of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis is the largest collection of hypnotic suggestions and metaphors ever compiled. It provides a look at what experienced clinicians actually say to their patients during hypnotic work.

A book to be savored and referred to time and again, this handbook will become a dog-eared resource for the clinician using hypnosis.

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This is a clinical text aimed at mental health practitioners, so would be of little use to anyone approaching this subject from the field of entertainment or stage hypnosis. It doesn’t show you how to ... Read full review

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This book is very beneficial; However, due to unavailable information. Consisting of nearly 300 pages of missing text, this book is rendered virtually useless.

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About the author (1990)

D. Corydon Hammond, Ph.D., ABPH, is past president and a fellow of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH), which honored him with a Presidential Award of Merit in 1989. He also received the ASCH Irving I. Secter Award in 1990 and the Thomas P. Wall Award for Excellence in Teaching of Clinical Hypnosis in 1994. He is Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Co-director of the Sex and Marital Therapy Clinic at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He has written six books, including the Handbook of Hypnotic Suggestions and Metaphors. He coordinated a national task force on hypnosis and memory and is the primary author of Clinical Hypnosis and Memory: Guidelines for Clinicians and for Forensic Hypnosis and of ASCH's Standards of Training in Clinical Hypnosis.

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