What is Hypnotherapy?

Category: Psychotherapy

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See also: Hypnosis

Therapy undertaken with the subject under hypnosis. Hypnotherapy is often applied in order to modify a behavior, emotional content, and attitudes, as well as a wide range of conditions including dysfunctional habits, anxiety, stress-related illness, pain management, and personal development.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Anxious mood 9 2
Depressed mood 5 2
Pain 3 1
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1 0
Bipolar depressive episodes 1 2

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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
Severe 0
Moderate 3
Mild 1
None 12

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hypnotherapy

Side effect Patients
Bipolar depressive episodes 1
Losing train of thought 1
Reactive depression 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently going to Hypnotherapy

Dosage Patients
1 hr daily 1
1hours as needed 1
monthly 1

Why patients stopped taking Hypnotherapy

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 8
Other 7
Expense 6
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
I didn't have enough time 1
Side effects too severe 1
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Duration

Currently going to Hypnotherapy

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped going to Hypnotherapy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 5
1 - 6 months 7
6 months - 1 year 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 8
Usually 4
Sometimes 4
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 5
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 4
$50-99 1
$25-49 1
< $25 3
Not specified 5
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1 patient evaluation for Hypnotherapy

Apr 10, 2010 (Started Nov 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for tremor in hands)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Monthly
Advice & Tips: The only positive benefit was that when I was in a deep state of relaxation my shaking ceased, but return when things were back to normal.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

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