Hypnosis Combined with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

In this study 84 participants suffering depression were treated with either hypnosis combined with cognitive-behavioural therapy or cognitive behavioural therapy alone. All participants showed improvement but those who received hypnotherapy showed a 5-8% greater improvement in their depression and anxiety over those receiving cognitive behaviour therapy. This difference persisted in 6-month and 12-month follow up testing.

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