autohypnosis

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au·to·hyp·no·sis

 (ô′tō-hĭp-nō′sĭs)
n.
1. The act or process of hypnotizing oneself.
2. A self-induced hypnotic state.

au′to·hyp·not′ic (-nŏt′ĭk) adj.

autohypnosis

(ˌɔːtəʊhɪpˈnəʊsɪs)
n
(Psychology) psychol the process or result of self-induced hypnosis
autohypnotic adj
ˌautohypˈnotically adv

au•to•hyp•no•sis

(ˌɔ toʊ hɪpˈnoʊ sɪs)

n.
self-induced hypnosis or hypnotic state.
[1900–05]
au`to•hyp•not′ic (-ˈnɒt ɪk) adj.

autohypnotism, autohypnosis

1. the process of hypnotizing oneself.
2. the resulting state.
See also: Hypnosis, Sleep
Translations

autohypnosis

[ˈɔːtəʊhɪpˈnəʊsɪs] Nautohipnosis f inv

au·to·hyp·no·sis

n. autohipnosis, hipnotismo propio, de sí mismo.
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The light in the black box is a painful if timely metaphor for an autohypnotically oscillating mode of thought that seeks to elevate its own contradictions to the point of scandal.
According to Fliess, there exists this "relation of childhood hypnosis to the autohypnosis of the adult: the adult is able to re-experience the hypnosis inflicted upon him in childhood through (in this case) a sexual overstimulation, now autohypnotically for evading both memory and repetition of the experience" (p.