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Hartland's Medical and Dental Hypnosis

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ISBN-10: 0443072175

ISBN-13: 9780443072178

Edition: 4th 2002 (Revised)

Authors: John Hartland, Michael Heap, Kottiyattil K. Aravind

List price: $115.99
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This book is an extensively revised edition of a highly successful and comprehensive introductory manual for the use of clinical hypnosis in the treatment of medical and psychological problems and disorders. Written with the interests and needs of the doctor or dentist in mind, its practical and clear approach maintains the tradition of high-quality information and usefulness established in previous editions of this book. After exploring the theoretical and historical background to hypnosis as well as key techniques and approaches, the book looks at specific clinical situations and problems in which hypnosis may have an impact, and offers specific practical management guidelines including…    
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Book details

List price: $115.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 10/25/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

The history and nature of hypnosis -Overview of the history of hypnosis
The nature of hypnosis: suggestion and trance
Hypnotic susceptibility and its measurement
Theories of hypnosis
Basic procedures in clinical hypnosis -Preparation for clinical hypnosis
Hypnotic induction and deepening procedures: first approach
Hypnotic induction and deepening procedures: second approach
Further ethical matters and precautions during the preparation phase of hypnosis
Variations in style: permissive, indirect and alert approaches
Suggestion, posthypnotic suggestion and ego-strengthening in therapy
Behavioural techniques for self-control
Metaphor and story technique
Basic procedures with children
The application of hypnotic procedures in psychological therapy -Orientation to the psychotherapies and the concept of a 'working model'
Introduction to psychodynamic and humanistic approaches
Ericksonian approaches to psychotherapy
The unconscious mind and the repression of memories
Hypnotic procedures in psychodynamic therapy
Behaviour therapy and the application of hypnosis
Cognitive therapy: an introduction
An eclectic approach to psychotherapy augmented by hypnosis
Risks, precautions and contraindications
The applications of hypnosis to specific medical, dental and psychological problems -Hypnosis for smoking cessation, weight reduction and insomnia
Hypnosis in the treatment of psychosomatic problems
Hypnosis and pain
Hypnosis and cancer
Hypnosis in obstetrics and gynaecology
Hypnosis in dentistry
Hypnosis for anxiety disorders
Hypnosis in the treatment of miscellaneous psychological problems and disorders
Medical and psychological problems in children and adolescents
The professional practice of hypnosis -Evidence for the benefits and the adverse effects of hypnosis
Issues in professional practice
Clinical hypnosis and memory
Ethical guidelines of the international society of hypnosis