Dynamic Relation of the Secondary Personality Induced by Hypnosis to the Present Personality

  • Reima Kampman
  • Reijo Hirvenoja

Abstract

Multiple personality induced by hypnosis has been studied relatively little in the world literature. In the present study efforts were made to find a dynamic relation between the present personality and the induced multiple personalities. Two carefully selected subjects underwent hypnotization at intervals of about seven years. The findings support the idea that the experiences of the present personality are reflected in the multiple personalities, both in the form of realistic details and as emotional experiences. The recall of a song is an outstanding example of how very detailed information can be stored in our mind, and how it can be retrieved in deep hypnosis without any idea of it whatsoever in the conscious mind.

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Schizophrenia Seco 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Reima Kampman
    • 1
  • Reijo Hirvenoja
    • 1
  1. 1.University of OuluFinland

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