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What is the scientific evaluation of Rapid Transformational Therapy?

RTT's online forum was used to enquire as to whether there was any peer reviewed literature supporting RTT. RTT's company lawyer replied with: There are no current published papers on RTT that we ...
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Is hypnosis really concentration/focus?

The answer lies in what is known of the conscious, unconscious and the presconscious parts of the mind, with preconscious is the scientific name for the subconscious, however, for the purposes of this ...
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Sleep vs. Trance

Wearing those big headphone is indirectly a way to isolate yourself from the surrounding sound. That is usually a prelude for relaxation, or meditation. (In people with audiotory disorder, or with ...
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Scientifically credible texts on how to perform Hypnosis

For scientifically supported texts, I would recommend the textbooks produced by the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (linked here) as a good place to start. None of these are free (legally), ...
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Is Hypnosis more effective than a placebo?

Answering your first question... This paper does a handy job of describing the situation. Specifically, it describes how "more effective" may not be the correct way of looking at the comparison ...
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How successful is hypnosis or hypnotherapy over a distance, for example, over Skype?

A literature review was conducted Barak et al. (2008) that compared the effectiveness of internet-based psychotherapy in general (not specifically hypnosis). From their abstract, the results indicate ...
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Success rates or reviews of Brain Working Recursive Therapy (BWRT), and number of sessions needed on average

Looking at the client testimonials on the website you provided it looks like it varies from 1 session to a few more. Like any other therapy it seems to depend on the client and problem being dealt ...
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What is the scientific evaluation of Rapid Transformational Therapy?

There are no research papers on RTT present on Google Scholar. Therefore, I think it is straightforward to presume that it has not been scientifically evaluated, which makes any claim whatsoever about ...
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How is hypnosis not mind control?

Since I vaguely remember a similar question not that long ago, let me use this one to quote from one the few peer-reviewed papers (doi link; preprint pdf). that discusses the notion of "mind control": ...
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Psychological explanation for exorcisms?

Google Scholar reveals a substantial quantity of learned research on the topic of exorcisms, of which the items below are but a few: Ferracuti, S., & Sacco, R. (1996). Dissociative trance ...
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What brain wave states are associated with hypnosis?

There is a really nice and recent review about the current state of research regarding hypnosis, which also cites the resource of another answer here). I will quote here the part about EEG studies but ...
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Are there any negative effects from hypnotherapy for bipolar disorder?

Preamble First of all, I would like to point out that hypnosis, and therefore hypnotherapy, is generally considered pseudo-scientific within the scientific community and therefore this question can ...
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Sleep vs. Trance

It's highly plausible (judging from your description) that you induce some sort of hypnotized state. I highly doubt it's strongly related to heavy metal though. The state of mind you're hinting at is ...
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Exact Medical situation name for Guided Meditation/Visualization to "Re-live a moment"

Before I give the answer to your question, I must point out that pursuits into recalling past events through hypnosis etc. can lead to mixed results. You can be lucky and gain true insight into a ...
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Is hypnosis really concentration/focus?

I would model it as an extreme, prolonged version of captivation. The conscious mind goes on a tea break when there is loud, rhythmic music with synchronized light effects, stimulus that overwhelms ...
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