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.
References in periodicals archive ?
g) Self Hypnosis: Is a process also called autohypnosis which is a self-induced method of hypnosis, where positive suggestions are given to on self.
Scholars of magic practices discussed the importance of real and simulated psychopathological symptoms of the shaman's ecstatic trance, such as the drug-induced temporary psychosis (the most studied being ingestion of hallucinogenic mushrooms), or autohypnosis, or recognizing a witch according to visible psychological disturbances.
The course stressed that, "by autohypnosis [the student] can cure himself of disease, improve his memory, cure himself of bad habits, and derive all the benefits himself that he can confer upon others by treating them under hypnosis" (Adkin, 1900, p.
He used autohypnosis to initiate a process of automatic writing, reactivating an alphabet he invented during his childhood to conceal his early sexual and magical experimentation.
The approach was to teach patients autohypnosis to replace outdated smoking habits, with at least three daily trances.