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Wissenschaftliche Studien über Hypnose

Forschungsarbeiten zur Wirksamkeit der Hypnose

Die Wirsamkeit von Hypnose ist mitttlerweile in zahlreichen internationalen Publikationen nachgewiesen.

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Die folgende Tabelle orientiert sich an den im ICD-10 (= internationale Klassifizierung von Krankheiten) gelisteten Störungen.








Abnehmen und Gewichtsverlust

Die meisten Menschen sind sich gar nicht bewusst wie viel höher der Erfolg bei der Gewichtsabnahme sein kann: Klinische Studien haben gezeigt wenn Hypnose einem Gewichtsverlust Plan hinzugefügt wird dann erhöht sich der Gewichtsverlust im Durchschnitt um 97% während der Behandlung; und erhöht die Effektivität Nachbehandlung Plans um 146%. (Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 1996)

  • Hypnose über 30 mal effektiver für Gewichtsabnahme  Cochrane, Gordon; Friesen, J. (1986). Hypnotherapy in weight loss treatment. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 54, 489-492. Two Years Later: Hypnosis Subjects Continued To Lose Significant Weight Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology (1985)

  • Hypnose Patienten verloren mehr Gewicht als 90% der Testgruppe und hielten das Gewicht University of Connecticut, Storrs Allison DB, Faith MS. Hypnosis as an adjunct to cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy for obesity: a meta-analytic reappraisal. J Consult Clinic Psychol. 1999;64(3):513-516.

  • Hypnose verdoppelte den durchschnittlichen Gewichtsverlust, Irving (1996). Hypnotic enhancement of cognitive-behavioral weight loss treatments–Another meta-reanalysis. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 64 (3), 517-519.

  • Hypnosis Showed Significantly Lower Post-Treatment Weights Weight loss for women: studies of smokers and nonsmokers using hypnosis and multi- component treatments with and without overt aversion. Johnson DL, Psychology Reprints. 2009 Jun; 80(3 Pt 1):931-3.

  • Hypnotherapy group with stress reduction achieved significantly more weight loss than the other two treatments. J Stradling, D Roberts, A Wilson and F Lovelock, Chest Unit, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, OX3 7LJ, UK 2011.

  • Hypnosis can more than double the effects of traditional weight loss approaches University of Connecticut, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology in 2012 (Vol. 64, No. 3, pgs 517-519).
    Weight loss is greater where hypnosis is utilized Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology (2011




  • Erfolgsrate beim Rauchen aufhören 90.6% : Using Hypnosis University of Washington School of Medicine, Depts. of Anesthesiology and Rehabilitation Medicine, Int J Clin Exp Hypn. 2010 Jul;49(3):257-66. Barber J.

  • 87% Reported Abstinence From Tobacco Use With Hypnosis Performance by gender in a stop-smoking program combining hypnosis and aversion. Johnson DL, Karkut RT. Adkar Associates, Inc., Bloomington, Indiana. Psychol Rep. 1999 Oct;75(2):851-7. PMID: 7862796 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

  • 81% Reported They Had Stopped Smoking After Hypnosis Texas A&M University, System Health Science Center, College of Medicine, College Station, TX USA. Int J Clin Exp Hypn. 2004 Jan;52(1):73-81.

  • Hypnosis Patients Twice As Likely To Remain Smoke-Free After Two Years Guided health imagery for smoking cessation and long-term abstinence. Wynd, CA. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 2001; 37:3, pages 245-250.

  • Hypnosis More Effective Than Drug Interventions For Smoking Cessation Ohio State University, College of Nursing, Columbus, OH 43210, 2003 USA Descriptive outcomes of the American Lung Association of Ohio hypnotherapy smoking cessation program. Ahijevych K, Yerardi R, Nedilsky N.

  • Hypnosis Most Effective Says Largest Study Ever: 3 Times as Effective as Patch and 15 Times as Effective as Willpower. Hypnosis is the most effective way of giving up smoking, according to the largest ever scientific comparison of ways of breaking the habit. University of Iowa, Journal of Applied Psychology, How One in Five Give Up Smoking. October 1992. (Also- republished New Scientist, October 10, 2013.)



  • Study 1: Hypnosis Pain Management Patients Healed 41% faster from fracture
    Study 2: Healed significantly faster from surgery: Two studies from Harvard Medical School show hypnosis significantly reduces the time it takes to heal. Harvard Medical School, Carol Ginandes and Union Institute in Cincinnati, Patricia Brooks, Harvard University Gazette Online 05.08/01- hypnosis.html.
    Hypnosis Reduces Frequency and Intensity of Migraines Anderson JA, Basker MA, Dalton R, Migraine and hypnotherapy, International Journal of Clinical & Experimental Hypnosis 1999; 23(1): 48-58.

  • Hypnosis Reduces Pain and Speeds up Recovery from Surgery [Hypnosis and its application in surgery] Faymonville ME, Defechereux T, Joris J, Adant JP, Hamoir E, Meurisse M, Service d’Anesthesie-Reanimation, Universite de Liege, Rev Med Liege. 1998 Jul;53(7):414-8.
    Hypnosis Reduces Pain Intensity Dahlgren LA, Kurtz RM, Strube MJ, Malone MD, Differential effects of hypnotic suggestion on multiple dimensions of pain. Journal of Pain & Symptom Management. 1995; 10(6): 464-70.

  • Hypnosis Reduces Pain of Headaches and Anxiety Melis PM, Rooimans W, Spierings EL, Hoogduin CA, Treatment of chronic tension- type headache with hypnotherapy: a single-blind time controlled study. Headache 1999; 31(10): 686-9.
    Hypnosis Lowered Post-treatment Pain in Burn Injuries Patterson DR, Ptacek JT, Baseline pain as a moderator of hypnotic analgesia for burn injury treatment. Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology 1997; 65(1): 60-7.

  • Hypnosis Lowered Phantom Limb Pain Treatment of phantom limb pain using hypnotic imagery. Oakley DA, Whitman LG, Halligan PW, Department of Psychology, University College, London, UK 2009.

  • Hypnosis Has a Reliable and Significant Impact on Acute and Chronic Pain Hypnosis and clinical pain. Patterson DR, Jensen MP, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA USA 98104 Psychol Bull. 2003 Jul;129(4):495-521.

  • Hypnosis is a Powerful Tool in Pain Therapy and is Biological in Addiction to Psychological Functional anatomy of hypnotic analgesia: a PET study of patients with fibromyalgia. Wik G, Fischer H, Bragee B, Finer B, Fredrikson M, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Karolinska Institute and Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden Eur J Pain. 1999 Mar;3(1):7-12.

  • Hypnosis Useful in Hospital Emergency Rooms Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2000 May;18(2):327-38, x. The use of hypnosis in emergency medicine. Peebles-Kleiger MJ, Menninger School of Psychiatry and Mental Health Sciences, Menninger Clinic, Topeka, KS, USA.

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  • Significantly More Methadone Addicts Quit with Hypnosis. 94% Remained Narcotic Free A comparative study of hypnotherapy and psychotherapy in the treatment of methadone addicts. Manganiello AJ, American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 1999; 26(4): 273-9.

  • Hypnosis Shows 77 Percent Success Rate for Drug Addiction Intensive Therapy: Utilizing Hypnosis in the Treatment of Substance Abuse Disorders. Potter, Greg, American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, Jul 2004.

  • Raised Self-esteem & Serenity. Lowered Impulsivity and Anger American Journal of Clinical Hypnotherapy (a publication of the American Psychological Association) 2004 Apr;46(4):281-97)

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