The journal of the British Society of Clinical and Academic Hypnosis and the official journal of the European Society of Hypnosis in Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Medicine
Contemporary Hypnosis and Intergrative Therapy is the official publication of the British Society of Clinical and Academic Hypnosis and the European Society of Hypnosis in Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Medicine, published on a quarterly basis. The intention of the journal is to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of theory, research and professional practices in the field of hypnosis and integrative therapy, with the general aim of furthering scientific understanding of the phenomenon and promoting informed and responsible use of hypnotic and integrative therapy procedures.
The subject matter of the journal is defined by the practices, phenomena, theory and research associated with the terms ‘hypnosis’ and `integrative therapy` since the middle of the nineteenth century. Articles on topics related to hypnosis and integrated therapy will be considered which help to further the understanding of the nature and function of the basic phenomena; such topics might include:
- physiological processes
- sleep and dreaming
- altered states of consciousness
- imaginative processes including
- absorption and fantasy
- compliance and obedience.
Contemporary Hypnosis and Intergrative Therapy also welcomes research papers, case studies, reviews, etc., relating to the professional employment of hypnotic procedures in clinical, educational, occupational, forensic, medical and dental work.
It is essential reading for anyone interested in contemporary research, ideas and clinical practice in the field of hypnosis and integrative therapy.