Ongoing keen interest in hypnosis and its clinical applications has created a steady demand from a variety of professions for more information. Presented here is a wide-ranging, authoritative and comprehensive coverage of the status of hypnotic treatments around the world, which will be of immense use clinically as well as providing interesting and stimulating reading. The wide spectrum of topics discussed includes: new emphases in the use of hypnosis in the treatment of multiple personality disorders; fantasy-proneness and recall of childhood abuse; ego-state therapy in the treatment of AIDS patients; hypnosis and psychotherapy in the treatment of survivors of trauma; eating disorders and hypnotherapy; hypnosis and creativity; hypnosis and sport; and a study on the quantitative EEG during the hypnotic resting state. Written by leading clinicians and academics in this field, the book will appeal to a large audience including practising psychiatrists, consultants and trainees requiring knowledge of the range of psychological and physical treatments available, clinical psychologists, medical hypnotists, medical students and other mental health care workers.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd