Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to posthypnotic: posthypnotic amnesia


(Psychoanalysis) psychoanal of, relating to, or taking place in the period following hypnosis


(ˌpoʊst hɪpˈnɒt ɪk)

1. of or pertaining to the period after hypnosis.
2. (of a suggestion) made during hypnosis so as to be effective after awakening.


a. posthipnótico-a, que sigue al estado hipnótico.
References in periodicals archive ?
A miniature psychotic storm produced by a superego conflict over simple posthypnotic suggestion.
Hypnosis as an Active Creative Act and Posthypnotic Development of Enhanced Creativity.
An extended nondrug MDMA-like experience evoked through posthypnotic suggestion.
She had hypnotized the protagonist, and he was making love to this body under posthypnotic suggestion, literally being controlled by someone who was dead which is kind of a gruesome notion, but perfectly consistent with Poe.
Some of these suggestions may be posthypnotic suggestions: This means that you receive a directive to follow at some later point.
I spent time with a hypnotherapist talking about just what posthypnotic suggestion actually is, how it affects you and how we actually see these moments of our lives.
The postoperative and posthypnotic recovery was uneventful and the patient expressed great satisfaction with her perioperative experience.
In one study, hypnotic imagery and posthypnotic suggestion were accompanied by significantly improved control of pain, sitting balance, and diplopia in a 30-year-old female with multiple sclerosis.
Psychophysiological consequences of unexplained arousal: A posthypnotic suggestion paradigm.
Their volunteers acting on posthypnotic suggestions that the audience have heard will sometimes go to great, and risible, lengths to justify what seem like absurd or embarrassing acts.
Topics also include indirect forms of suggestion (including in hand levitation), the dynamics of suggestion and posthypnotic trance, and updates by Erickson's followers on the neuroscience of activity-dependent approaches to therapeutic hypnosis and suggestion.