Cognitive Hypnotherapy for Depression: An Empirical Investigation

@article{Alladin2007CognitiveHF,
  title={Cognitive Hypnotherapy for Depression: An Empirical Investigation},
  author={Assen Alladin and Ali Asgar Hussamuddin Alibhai},
  journal={International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis},
  year={2007},
  volume={55},
  pages={147 - 166}
}
  • Assen Alladin, A. Alibhai
  • Published 6 March 2007
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis
Abstract To investigate the effectiveness of cognitive hypnotherapy (CH), hypnosis combined with cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), on depression, 84 depressives were randomly assigned to 16 weeks of treatment of either CH or CBT alone. At the end of treatment, patients from both groups significantly improved compared to baseline scores. However, the CH group produced significantly larger changes in Beck Depression Inventory, Beck Anxiety Inventory, and Beck Hopelessness Scale. Effect size… 
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