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Hypnosis

A social interaction in which one person (the hypnotist) gives suggestions regarding changes in perception, memory, and action to another.

Example: Many people have visited a hypnotist as part of an effort to start a new behavior, such as losing weight or quitting smoking.

Hypnosis
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2016). Hypnosis. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 21, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/hypnosis/