Correlates of imaginative and hypnotic suggestibility in children

  title={Correlates of imaginative and hypnotic suggestibility in children},
  author={B. Poulsen and William J. Matthews},
As an extension of previous research by Braffman and Kirsch (1999) with adults, this study investigated the relationship between suggestibility and hypnotizability in a sample of 44 child psychiatric patients. Participants were assessed for various correlates of imaginative suggestibility while controlling for nonhypnotic suggestibility. Overall, nonhypnotic suggestibility accounted for most of the variance in hypnotizability (r = 0.73; p < 0.001), and vividness and absorption were found to… CONTINUE READING