The Nature of the Induction Process

  • Don E. Gibbons


“You are going into a deep, sound sleep,” the stage hypnotist intones. “Every word that I utter is putting you faster and faster into a deep, sound sleep. …” After a few moments, the subject is handed a raw onion and told that it is an apple, whereupon he proceeds to eat it with evident enjoyment.


Induction Procedure Surgical Anesthesia Animal Hypnosis Hypnotic Suggestion Yogic Training 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Don E. Gibbons
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  1. 1.West Georgia CollegeCarrolltonUSA

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