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Ericksonian Hypnosis: A Review Of the Empirical Data

@inproceedings{Matthews2002EricksonianHA,
  title={Ericksonian Hypnosis: A Review Of the Empirical Data},
  author={W. J. Matthews and J M Conti and L. Starr},
  year={2002}
}
and valid clinical tool used by a wide variety of health care professionals. Since the 18 century, hypnosis has been practiced in varying styles and approach, from Anton Mesmer's use of his own perceived animal magnetism, to Sigmund Freud's authoritarian and directive style, to that of Milton Erickson's flexible and utilitarian approach. As practiced by Freud and others in the last century, hypnosis was used as a treatment modality for symptom removal or relief. As Kirsch, Lynn, Rhue (1… Expand
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