Hypnosis: A Brief History

Hypnosis: A Brief History

Author(s): Judith Pintar, Steven Jay Lynn

Published Online: 24 MAR 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405134514

Online ISBN: 9781444305296

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305296

About this Book

Hypnosis: A Brief History crosses disciplinary boundaries to explain current advances and controversies surrounding the use of hypnosis through an exploration of the history of its development.

  • examines the social and cultural contexts of the theories, development, and practice of hypnosis
  • crosses disciplinary boundaries to explain current advances and controversies in hypnosis
  • explores shifting beliefs about the nature of hypnosis
  • investigates references to the apparent power of hypnosis over memory and personal identity

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