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Definitions of hypnosis and hypnotizability and their relation to suggestion and suggestibility. A consensus statement.

Kirsch, Irving ; Cardeña, Etzel LU orcid and al., et (2011) In Contemporary Hypnosis & Integrative Therapy 28. p.107-115
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This article reports a consensus that was reached at an Advanced Workshop in Experimental Hypnosis held as part of the joint annual conference of the British Society of Medical and Dental Hypnosis (BSMDH) and the British Society of Experimental and Clinical Hypnosis (BSECH). The unanimous consensus was that conventional definitions of hypnosis
and hypnotizability are logically inconsistent and that at least one of them needed to be changed. Participants were divided between the alternatives of (1) broadening the operational definition of hypnosis so as to include responding to so-called waking suggestion and (2) limiting the term ‘hypnotizability’ to the effects of administering a hypnotic induction.
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  title        = {Definitions of hypnosis and hypnotizability and their relation to suggestion and suggestibility. A consensus statement.},
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  year         = {2011},
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