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What is the risk of hypnotherapy?

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Hypnotherapy is not a dangerous procedure. It is not mind control or brainwashing. A therapist cannot make a person do something embarrassing or that the person doesn't want to do. The greatest risk is that false memories can be created.

From: Mental Health and Hypnotherapy WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Medicinenet: "Hypnosis in Medicine."

Mayo Clinic: "Hypnosis."

Ntional Institutes of Health: "NIH Fact Sheet: Mind-Body Medicine Practices in Complementary and Alternative Medicine."

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on February 21, 2018

SOURCES:

Medicinenet: "Hypnosis in Medicine."

Mayo Clinic: "Hypnosis."

Ntional Institutes of Health: "NIH Fact Sheet: Mind-Body Medicine Practices in Complementary and Alternative Medicine."

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on February 21, 2018

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