Trance and Treatment: Clinical Uses of Hypnosis / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 94%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (16) from $1.99   
  • New (1) from $105.00   
  • Used (15) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$105.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(113)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

What is hypnosis? Despite widespread misconceptions, hypnosis is not a treatment in itself; instead, it is a facilitator -- a useful diagnostic tool that can help the practitioner choose an appropriate treatment modality and accelerate various primary treatment strategies.

The second edition of this remarkable work (first published 25 years ago) is written to provide both beginning and seasoned practitioners with a brief, disciplined technique for mobilizing and learning from an individual's capacity to concentrate. Putting to rest both exaggerated fears about hypnosis and overblown statements of its efficacy, this compelling volume brings scientific discipline to a systematic exploration of the clinical uses and limitations of hypnosis.

The challenge was to develop a clinical measurement that could transform a fascinating amalgam of anecdotes, speculations, clinical intuitions and observations, and laboratory advances into a more fruitful and systematic body of information. Thus was born the authors' Hypnotic Induction Profile (HIP), a crucial 10-minute clinical assessment procedure that relates the spectrum of hypnotizability to personality style, psychopathology, and treatment outcome.

Structured to reflect the flow of a typical evaluation and treatment session and highlighted by case examples throughout, this remarkable synthesis describes how to use the HIP, reviews relevant literature, and details principles and short- and long-term treatment strategies for smoking control; eating disorders; anxiety, concentration, and insomnia; phobias; pain control; psychosomatic disorders and conversion symptoms; trichotillomania; stuttering; and acute and posttraumatic stress disorders and dissociation. Meticulously referenced and indexed, this in-depth work concludes with an appendix on the interpretation and standardization of the HIP.This unique work stands out in the literature because • It is written both as an introduction for practitioners new to hypnosis and as an in-depth guide for practitioners with wide experience in hypnosis.• Unlike current clinical works, it emphasizes the importance of performing a systematic assessment of hypnotizability to identify, measure, and utilize a given patient's optimal therapeutic potential -- a process that, until now, has been relegated to clinical intuition.• It describes human behavior phenomenologically as it relates to hypnosis in a probable rather than an absolute fashion.• It reviews only specific portions of the literature that are particularly relevant to the important themes presented by the authors. Wherever possible, the authors apply statistical methods to test their hypotheses.

The realm of scientific investigation encompassing hypnosis and psychological dysfunction is comparatively new. This exceptional volume, with its profusion of systematic data, will spark controversy and interest among scientific students of hypnosis everywhere, from psychiatrists, psychologists, and psychoanalysts to physicians, dentists, and other interested clinicians.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Wisconsin Bookwatch

An excellent source, drawing heavily upon systematic data to support its investigation into the beneficial uses of hypnosis in the treatment of psychological dysfunction, and recommended for scientific students of hypnosis, particularly those interested in applying it to mental health practices.

Psychosomatics

This is the second edition of Trance and Treatment, written by the father and son leaders of the field and serving as a virtual bible of hypnosis... [T]hey cover the ins and outs of hypnosis, presenting theories, concepts, and procedures in a cogent fashion while backing up their ideas with research and findings, both their own and that of others.

From The Critics
Reviewer: Regina Rosa Lopez, MD (University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine)
Description: This overview of hypnosis dispels myths and emphasizes a systematic assessment of hypnotizability. The Hypnotic Induction Profile, which is thoroughly described, is related to personality style, psychopathology, and treatment outcome. The book also reviews the literature on hypnosis and presents treatment strategies for its use in multiple disorders. The book is a necessary update to the first edition, published in 1978.
Purpose: The purpose is to serve as an introduction for those new to the subject of hypnosis or to give new perspectives to those with experience. These worthy objectives are met.
Audience: "The targeted audience are psychiatrists, psychologists, psychotherapists, physicians, and other clinicians interested in learning hypnosis. The author is a credible authority. "
Features: The book covers the history of hypnosis, what it is, how it works, the methods used to measure it, and its applicability clinically. It is organized in a manner which makes it easy to follow and is sufficiently detailed which makes it easy to understand. The historical information and the clinical vignettes are unique features. A shortcoming is that it may be too simplistic for experienced therapists.
Assessment: As a novice in this area, I thought the quality of the book was very good. This edition is definitely justified, as a lot has changed in the field since 1978.

4 Stars! from Doody
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780880482646
  • Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/1/1987
  • Edition description: REPRINT
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 382
  • Product dimensions: 6.05 (w) x 8.99 (h) x 1.14 (d)

Meet the Author

Herbert Spiegel, M.D., is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (Emeritus) at Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons, where he directed the postgraduate course in hypnosis from 1960 to 1982. Currently at Columbia, he is Special Lecturer in Psychiatry and in private practice in New York City.

David Spiegel, M.D., is the Jack, Lulu and Sam Willson Professor in the School of Medicine, Associate Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Medical Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine at Stanford University Medical Center.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Prologue
About the authors
1 Naturally occurring trance phenomena and related myths 3
2 Formally induced trance phenomena 19
3 Rationale for a clinical test 37
4 Administration and scoring 51
5 The person with the problem : Apollonians, Odysseans, and Dionysians 95
6 Review of the literature : hypnotizability and personality 137
7 Hypnotizability and severe psychopathology 151
8 Neurophysiology of hypnosis 171
9 Formulating the problem 189
10 Restructuring 219
11 Smoking control 245
12 Eating disorders 259
13 Anxiety, concentration, and insomnia 273
14 Phobias 289
15 Pain control 307
16 Psychosomatic disorders and conversion symptoms 335
17 Miscellaneous behavior disorders 373
18 Spectrum of therapies 385
19 The grade 5 syndrome : special considerations in treating the Dionysian 405
20 Hypnosis in the treatment of acute stress disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and dissociation 423
Epilogue 457
Appendix : interpretation and standardization of the hypnotic induction profile 465
References 493
Name index 523
Subject index 531
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)