"Neuro-Hypnotism" refers to the nervous sleep induced by focused attention, evolving into monoideation, a state of concentrated consciousness.
Father of modern hypnotherapy defines it as a psychical state enhancing susceptibility to suggestion, beyond induced sleep.
From sleep-like states to unique mental conditions, Freud delves into hypnotherapy's varying degrees of consciousness.
Hypnosis as a heightened state of suggestibility, uniting diverse interpretations on the essential susceptibility factor.
It is a state of consciousness –not unconsciousness or sleep– a state of consciousness or awareness in which there is a marked receptiveness to ideas and understandings and an increased willingness to respond either positively or negatively to those ideas.
Shifting from "induced sleep" to "altered attention," BMA captures psychological and physiological changes in the hypnotic state.
Hypnosis is a state of mind in which the critical faculty of the human is bypassed, and selective thinking established.
Hypnosis as an imaginative experience guided by suggestion, encompassing a range of changes in perception, emotion, and behavior.