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Descriptor in English: Hypnosis
Descriptor in Spanish: Hipnosis
Descriptor in Portuguese: Hipnose
Descriptor in French: Hypnose
Entry term(s): Hypnoses
Hypnotherapies
Hypnotherapy
Hypnotism
Mesmerism
Tree number(s): E02.190.525.217
F04.754.424
HP3.018.156
Scope note: A state of increased receptivity to suggestion and direction, initially induced by the influence of another person.
Annotation: human only; for animals use ANIMAL HYPNOSIS see IMMOBILITY RESPONSE, TONIC
Allowable Qualifiers: ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MT methods
SN statistics & numerical data
Online Note: use HYPNOSIS to search MESMERISM 1966-78
History Note: MESMERISM was see under HYPNOSIS 1963-78
DeCS UI: 7167
Descriptor UI: D006990
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/01/12
Hypnosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0010880
Scope note A state of increased receptivity to suggestion and direction, initially induced by the influence of another person.
Preferred term Hypnosis
Entry term(s) Hypnoses
Hypnotism
Hypnotherapy - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000600201
Scope note Therapeutic intervention in which a person is induced through clinical guidance into a hypnotic state.
Preferred term Hypnotherapy
Entry term(s) Hypnotherapies
Mesmerism - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0010881
Preferred term Mesmerism



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