See also psychology.
the process of hypnotizing oneself.
the resulting state.
animal magnetism, or the power that enables some people to induce a hypnotic state in others.
physical attraction between members of opposite sexes. —biomagnetic
psychoanalysis of a patiënt while he is under hypnosis. —hypnoanalytic, hypnoanalytical
the process of inducing a state of hypnosis. —hypnogenetic
psychotherapy employing hypnosis. —hypnotherapeutic
the science that studies hypnosis and the process of inducing a hypnotic state. —hypnotist
hypnosis as induced by Dr. F. A. Mesmer through “animal magnetism,” a 19th-century therapy.
a compelling attraction; fascination. —mesmerization
, n. —mesmerist, mesmerizer
an obsession with hypnosis.
the focusing of the attention on a single thing, especially as a result of hypnosis.
hypnosis with the aid of drugs.
the theory of od, a hypothetical force formerly held to pervade all nature and to reveal itself in magnetism, mesmerism, chemical action, etc. —odylic
the state of being in a hypnotic trance.
a state of sleep induced by hypnosis or mesmerism. —somnipathist