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ch 5 notes III - – Anxiety compulsive habits – Asthma...

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Hypnosis Focused awareness on vivid, imagined experiences and a decreased awareness of the external environment Two phases: Hypnotic induction Trance state Generalized reality orientation fading » Inner reality more acute Trance logic » “suspending disbelief” Posthypnotic suggestion
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Hypnosis Theories Trance theory True dissociation The “hidden observer” Sociocognitive theory Expectations and role playing Evidence from neuroimaging Hypnosis as a tool for…
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Unformatted text preview: – Anxiety, compulsive habits – Asthma – Stress – Pain relief The New Yorker, 2001 Meditation Deep relaxation Focused attention Concentrative Mediation e.g., Yoga--breathing and postures Opening-up Mediation connect with surroundings Meditation • Benefits – Reduced tension and anxiety – Decreased stress – Decreased blood pressure – Increased ability to fight infection • Remember correlation = causation – Directionality?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2007 for the course PSYC 100 taught by Professor Madigan during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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