Comprehensive List of Hypnosis Terms

Abreaction: The vivid recollection of repressed material accompanied by emotion. Breuer and Freud originally thought that abreaction induced under hypnosis would lead to therapeutic catharsis, the purification of the unconscious by release of repressed emotion. Freud abandoned this model of repression in the early stages of his development of psychoanalytic theory. Under hypnosis, abreaction may … Read more

Hypnosis Therapy for Eating Disorders

The short answer is yes. The longer answer follows….Bulimia (usually defined as binge eating followed with laxatives, vomiting, diuretics or compulsive exercise to purge the body) is a life-threatening malaise.There are several theories about why people become trapped in this cycle of self-abuse. These fall into three main categories: Social Family Individual Each, of course, … Read more