Handbook of Clinical Hypnosis / Edition 2

Handbook of Clinical Hypnosis / Edition 2

by Steven J. Lynn, Judith W. Rhue, Irving Kirsch
     
 

ISBN-10: 1433805685

ISBN-13: 9781433805684

Pub. Date: 01/15/2010

Publisher: American Psychological Association

Hypnosis has always captured the attention of some of the most creative thinkers in the field of psychology. Today, hypnosis and hypnotic phenomena are in the mainstream of clinical, cognitive, and social psychology, and practitioners can benefit from a wealth of research to guide their interventions. In this second edition of the landmark Handbook of Clinical

Overview

Hypnosis has always captured the attention of some of the most creative thinkers in the field of psychology. Today, hypnosis and hypnotic phenomena are in the mainstream of clinical, cognitive, and social psychology, and practitioners can benefit from a wealth of research to guide their interventions. In this second edition of the landmark Handbook of Clinical Hypnosis, editors Steven Jay Lynn, Judith Rhue, and Irving Kirsch have undertaken a significant revision to their classic text, first published over 15 years ago. It is divided into six sections: Foundations and General Considerations, which includes chapters on the history of hypnosis and assessment of hypnotizabilityTheories of Hypnosis, in which hypnosis is examined within the context of various therapeutic constructsHypnotic Techniques, which includes a how-to primer for therapists to conduct hypnotic sessions, and chapters about increasing suggestibility and integrating hypnosis with mindfulness strategiesTreating Psychological Problems and Populations, which discusses the use of hypnosis in treating a variety of psychological disordersHealth and Sport Psychology, which examines hypnotic interventions for pain control, surgery, and maximizing athletic performanceIssues and Extensions, which addresses, among other things, memory, education and training, and popular and cross-cultural conceptions of hypnosisThe Handbook of Clinical Hypnosis, Second Edition is the ultimate resource for clinicians, researchers, and anyone interested in the theory and practice of clinical hypnosis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781433805684
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Publication date:
01/15/2010
Pages:
806
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.80(d)

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