Monday, May 20, 2013

Does Hypnosis work?

Does Hypnosis work?


Success rates can be between 85% and 90%+ 
It may better than CBT or traditional techniques. 

American Society of Clinical Hypnosis reports the following success rates.:
Home Study Self-Hypnosis : 2 – 5% success rate
Group Hypnosis Session: 2 – 5% success rate
Single Individual Session: 17 – 20% success rate
Three Individual Sessions: 45 – 50% success rate
Five or More Individual Sessions: 85 – 90% success rate

Dr Alfred A. Barrios conducted a longitudinal survey of the psychotherapeutic literature and discovered the following success rates for hypnotherapy versus therapeutic methods:
Psychoanalysis: 38% recovery after 600 sessions
Behavior Therapy: 72% recovery after 22 sessions
Hypnotherapy: 93% recovery after 6 sessions

The researchers also discovered that customizing and individualizing the sessions increased the effectiveness of the sessions dramatically.

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