Glossary H

Hypnosis refers to a method by which any person may be guided into a state of responsiveness in which psychological and physical changes, beyond normal conscious capability, may be achieved. In other words, hypnotic trance is essentially a state of hyper-suggestibility Inducing a state of high suggestibility by hypnosis, often thinly disguised as relaxation or meditation .
Hypnotherapy refers to a method of therapy in which hypnosis is used for various purposes, such as helping a person recall repressed memories .
Hypnotic refers to a substance that induces sedation.

Hypnotic Amnesia refers to the temporary forgetting in hypnosis caused by suggestion.

Hypnotic analgesia refers to the reduced experience of pain in hypnosis .

Hypnotic susceptibility refers to one's capacity for becoming hypnotized.

Hypnotism refers to the process of inducing a trance state.

- Hypoactive sexual desire (HSD) : Hypoactive sexual desire refers to diminished or absent sexual interest or desire; also inhibited sexual desire or low sexual desire.

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