Today the world celebrates International Women’s Day (IWD) – a global day that commemorates the achievements of women in social, economic, cultural, and political spheres. The significance of this day…
This article summarises the research studies on hypnotherapy identified in a recent review as meeting the criteria for empirically-supported treatments (ESTs).
A recent series of articles compared the influential “sociocognitive” and “response expectancy” theories of hypnosis with Alfred Barrios’ “conditioning and inhibition” theory, which reprises elements of Pavlov’s theory of hypnotic suggestion. This snippet outlines the opposing theories and research findings cited in favour of the sociocognitive position.