Journal of International Society of Life Information Science
Online ISSN : 2424-0761
Print ISSN : 1341-9226
ISSN-L : 1341-9226
Research Presentations
How to Practice Hypnotherapy in Psychiatry
Yukiko Tobe
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2019 Volume 37 Issue 2 Pages 194-


Hypnotherapy is not well known in psychiatric medicine, and there are very few psychiatrists who can use hypnosis, but approaches using impressions and images such as placebo, mindfulness, breathing techniques and relaxation are used in various situations. Hypnosis is a state in which consciousness is released internally and the therapist's words and the person's image can penetrate deeply into the subconscious. It has often been reported in patients' narratives that in daily life a single person's single word has had a huge impact. Hypnotherapy can be used to create such a situation intentionally and to practice positive implications such as forgiveness and liberation. The practice of hypnosis induction in general clinical practice is limited temporally, spatially, and psychologically, but in dialogue, it is not necessary to induce a state by detecting and using the moment when the therapist's word deeply enters as a suggestion. Implied therapy is possible. Modern psychopsychiatric therapy is performed on the basis of "here and now". However, clinicians will have the experience that the involvement is limited to "here and now" as opposed to being a deep-seated conflict. Hypnotherapy is a revolutionary treatment that can approach not only the present but also the past and future conflicts directly. The presentation will give some example applications such as an end-stage cancer patient who refuses to be discharged and leave the hospital, a young woman with panic disorder, and a middle-aged man who has aphasia.

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