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The use of hypnosis to treat disorders such as addictions, phobias, and depression, to change unwanted habits and behaviors, to induce relaxation, and to complement psychotherapy.
(Psychiatry) the use of hypnosis in the treatment of emotional and psychogenic problems
hyp•no•ther•a•py(ˌhɪp noʊˈθɛr ə pi)
treatment of a symptom, disease, or addiction by means of hypnotism.
psychotherapy employing hypnosis. — hypnotherapeutic, adj.See also: Hypnosis
the treatment of disease and illness by hypnosis. — hypnotherapist, n.See also: Psychology
the treatment of disease and illness by hypnosis.See also: Remedies
Using hypnosis to improve health.