Hypnosis — The “Natural” Relaxant

  • Sheldon H. Kardener


Like the Olympics of old, if there had been a World Congress of Psychiatry of old, surely hypnosis would have been one of its central topics with contributions regarding the phenomenon coming from every part of the World. Hypnosis has a long and inter-related history with that of psychiatry itself. From the Temples of Aesculapius to the purple robes of Mesmer, and into modern medicine’s armamentarium, it has come to be acknowledged as a contributing factor in the cure of a wide variety of maladies.


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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sheldon H. Kardener
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  1. 1.University of California at Los AngelesLos AngelesUSA

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