Hypnosis--there's an app for that: a systematic review of hypnosis apps.

  title={Hypnosis--there's an app for that: a systematic review of hypnosis apps.},
  author={Madalina Sucala and Julie B. Schnur and Kimberly Glazier and Sarah Johanna Miller and Joseph P Green and Guy H. Montgomery},
  journal={The International journal of clinical and experimental hypnosis},
  volume={61 4},
This study systematically reviews the hypnosis apps available via iTunes that were compatible with iPhone or iPad. Of 1455 apps identified on iTunes, 407 met inclusion criteria and were further reviewed. Most common hypnosis app targets were weight loss (23%), boosting self-esteem (20%), and relaxation/stress reduction (19%); 83% of apps delivered hypnosis via audio track, and 37% allowed tailoring. Less than 14% of apps reported disclaimers. None of the apps reported having been tested for… CONTINUE READING
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