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Evidence exists to support the concept of pathology or diseases of hypnosis. Multiple personalities is such a syndrome, as are many or perhaps all cases of hysteria (Briquet's syndrome). The crux of multiple personalities is the subject's unrecognized abuse of self-hypnosis, by which she creates personalities, beginning at age 4 to 6 years. The process of(More)
Twenty-six Vietnam veterans were studied to determine the relationship between posttraumatic stress disorder and hypnotizability. The intensity of their posttraumatic stress disorder was measured by a self-report. Their hypnotizability scores, vividness of imagery scores, and symptomatic profiles were also ascertained. Veterans with low or no posttraumatic(More)
The effects of centrifugation force and time upon platelets function, mean platelet volume and platelet yield were compared with whole blood platelet counts and size in citrated blood samples from the bovine, canine, caprine, equine, feline, ovine and porcine species. The results were similar, for a given species, irregardless of sample volume. Bovine,(More)
Evidence is presented that emotional stress in the mouse, guinea pig, and rat are associated with 10-30 per cent decrements in brain norepinephrine. This does not appear to be primarily a function of muscular activity and is probably a neurochemical concomitant of the 'emotional' upset. It is a generalized phenomenon that occurs in cortex, subcortex,(More)
  • E L Bliss
  • 1984
Patients with multiple personalities are excellent hypnotic subjects, a capability demonstrated both clinically and on a standard hypnotizability test. They tend to experience a plethora of symptoms associated with anxiety states, hysteria, obsessional neuroses, phobic states, depression and mania, schizophrenia, alcoholism, sociopathy, and(More)
Two experiments were conducted to examine the effect of estradiol-17beta (E(2)-17beta) on content of immunoreactive prostagladin F(2)alpha (PGF, ng) and total protein (TUP, mg) in uterine flushings, as well as concentrations of 13, 14-dihydro-15-keto-PGF(2)alpha (PGFM) in plasma (Pg/ml). In experiment 1, Holstein heifers were utilized in a single reversal(More)