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Discuss the theories of hypnosis

Hypnosis is regarded as a `level of consciousnesses because it appears to be a special state of
awakeness. When hypnotised, people report feeling relaxed, awake but unwardly focused and
responsive to the hypnotist (rather than self-motivated). An observer can also see changes in…

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clinical depression successfully but that is not to say clinical depression does not exist. The crucial
point is that the hypnotised person believes they are in a different state, whilst the imitator does
not. (McIlveen 1995)




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