66) Contrary to common expectation, a person under extreme stress is actually more likely to be susceptible to hypnosis or autohypnosis
than a relaxed one.
There is no evidence to suggest the probability of autohypnosis
Also, more than 50% of the sample reported "never" using autohypnosis
, autogenic training, blank meditation, bracing, color, cue words, mantra meditation, and Transcendental Meditation (C).
Hypnotherapists typically instruct their clients in the techniques of autohypnosis
According to Fliess, there exists this "relation of childhood hypnosis to the autohypnosis
of the adult: the adult is able to re-experience the hypnosis inflicted upon him in childhood through (in this case) a sexual overstimulation, now autohypnotically for evading both memory and repetition of the experience" (p.
Use yoga, transcendental meditation, autohypnosis
, biofeedback, or the relaxation response to slow down your emotional system.
I think Bliss (1986) made a good case for supposing that many instances of multiple personality are self-generated by a kind of autohypnosis