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The author, an Australian psychiatrist with wide experience in hypnosis, successfully attempts in this book "to offer the student, the practitioner, and the psychiatristin-training a guide to medical hypnosis which is essentially practical but which at the same time clearly relates the clinical procedures to the underlying psychodynamic principles."
The scope of the book is evidenced by the titles of its five main sections: I. The Nature of Hypnosis; II. The Induction of Hypnosis; III. Suggestive Therapy; IV. Hypnoanalysis; V. Hypnosis in General Medicine. The author specifically states that the book is not a textbook, in that it does not
A System of Medical Hypnosis.. Ann Intern Med. ;54:591–592. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-54-3-591
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;54(3):591-592.
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