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hypnosis

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Psychology, psychiatry
hypnosishyp‧no‧sis /hɪpˈnəʊsɪs $ -ˈnoʊ-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 MPa state similar to sleep, in which someone’s thoughts and actions can be influenced by someone elseunder hypnosis 🔊 While under hypnosis, the victim was able to describe her attacker.2 MPthe act of producing this state
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hypnosisIndeed, many forms of treatment by hypnosis do not call for the patient to utter a word.Three incidental features of forensic hypnosis may help jog memories, but these potential memory aids are not unique to hypnosis.Mass hypnosis, mass psychosis, as related to auto-suggestion.At first glance, they seemed to do much better under hypnosis but the improved performance was mostly skin-deep.Often, Jones contemplated being put under hypnosis and attempting to return subconsciously to that fateful December night.Under hypnosis, we see one man insist that aliens placed a tracking device in his nose.That, however, is the only case where hypnosis can do harm.under hypnosisSeligson was able to remember details from his childhood while under hypnosis.
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