Psyc Notes for 2-27-07

Psyc Notes for 2-27-07 - Psychology Notes for 2-27-07...

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Psychology Notes for 2-27-07 27/02/2007 16:11:00 Hypnosis Hypnosis o A social interaction in which one person (the hypnotist) suggests to  another (the subject) that certain perceptions, feelings, thoughts, or  behaviors will spontaneously occur o Posthypnotic Amnesia Supported inability to recall what one experienced during  hypnosis Induced by the hypnotist’s suggestion o Posthypnotic Suggestion Suggestion to be carried out after the subject is no longer  hypnotized Used by some clinicians to help control undesired symptoms  and behaviors (e.g. quit smoking) It can work, but not as well as other treatments o Dissociation A split consciousness Allows some thoughts and behaviors to occur simultaneously  with others o Hidden Observer Hilgard’s term describing a hypnotized subject’s awareness of  experiences, such as pain, that go unreported during hypnosis
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