The Response Set Theory of Hypnosis: Expectancy and Physiology

  title={The Response Set Theory of Hypnosis: Expectancy and Physiology},
  author={I. Kirsch},
  journal={American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis},
  pages={69 - 73}
  • I. Kirsch
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis
  • Abstract A recent exposition of the response set theory of hypnosis (Kirsch, 2000) contained incorrect and misleading figures. The correct figures illustrated a complementary relation between mental and physiological phenomena. The figures as published erroneously suggested that the author espoused epiphenomenalism. As shown in this corrected version, Kirsch proposes that mind states and body states be considered as two ways of viewing a single psychophysiological phenomenon. 

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