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Towards Understanding the Nature of Hypnosis

  • V. E. Rozhnov

Abstract

Changes in infraslow oscillations of brain potentials were studied during different stages of hypnosis and during hypnotic suggestions for olfactory hallucinations. It is concluded that hypnosis is a special psychophysiological state which differs from both sleep and wakefulness.

Keywords

Ammonium Hydroxide Frontal Area Slow Oscillation Waking State Interhemispheric Asymmetry 
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References

  1. Aladjalova, N.A. Slow electrical processes in the brain. Edition of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1962.Google Scholar
  2. Aladjalova, N.A., Rozhnov, V.E., & Kamenetsky, S.L. Hypnotically induced hallucinations and slow oscillations of electrical potentials in human brains. Conference on Psychiatry, Moscow, 1973.Google Scholar

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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. E. Rozhnov
    • 1
  1. 1.Central Institute of Postgraduate Medical TrainingMoscowUSSR

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