What is Self-hypnosis?

Category: Lifestyle Modifications


self-hypnosis helps you to relax your body, lets stress hormones subside, and distracts your mind from unpleasant thoughts. Self-hypnosis may use affirmations to manage stress and build self-confidence.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Insomnia 5 0
Pain 5 2
Anxious mood 4 0
Chronic pain syndrome 1 1
Dissociative identity disorder 1 1
Dysmenorrhea 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Self-hypnosis

Side effect Patients Percentage
Hypervigilance 1


Based on patients currently using Self-hypnosis

Dosage Patients Percentage
1 hr daily 1
20 min daily 1
20 min three times daily 1
5minutes as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Self-hypnosis

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Did not seem to work 2
Other 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped using Self-hypnosis


Currently using Self-hypnosis

Duration Patients Percentage
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 2

Stopped using Self-hypnosis

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 2
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
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There are no evaluations for Self-hypnosis.