Hypnosis has a lot to offer patients, says professor of psychology

IC Wales
Monday 18th March, 2013

Hypnosis has always been surrounded by an air of scepticism but recently people’s opinions have started to change, as Professor Peter W Halligan, of Cardiff University’s School of Psychology, explains HYPNOSIS uses the powerful effects of suggestion to produce and modify a wide range of compelling experiences and clinical symptoms. With its origins in Mesmerism, and later associations with mysticism, quackery, literary fiction and stage entertainment, it is understandable that formal research involving hypnosis was not always been valued or believed by mainstream science. This ho...

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