Hypnosis and stress - Mohammad Abouayed 11/17/10 Stress...

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Mohammad Abouayed 11/17/10 Stress Mang The article is about a study that is set up to prove that the use of hypnosis in addition to CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) is very beneficial in treating Acute stress disorder and can potentially alter developing post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms from developing in traumatized subjects. There were several studies mentioned in the article that used CBT, supportive counseling and anxiety management but there was one that demonstrated significant clinical gains only because hypnosis was an added factor, (Bryant, Moulds, & Guthrie, 2001). Hypnotherapy stands as one of the big therapies available to deal with trauma but there were no studies that showed controlled treatment outcome that proves its primary benefit. So this study is set up to prove that the additive benefit of hypnosis with CBT and SC is significant and it does indeed facilitate processing of traumatic memories. The method involved 87 (53 women, 34 men) civilian trauma survivors, 48 were
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 310 taught by Professor Pearson during the Spring '11 term at Saddleback.

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Hypnosis and stress - Mohammad Abouayed 11/17/10 Stress...

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