1: Amanda J. Barnier & Michael R. Nash: Introduction: a roadmap for explanation, a working definition Section I: Domain of hypnosis 2: John F. Kihlstrom: The domain of hypnosis, revisited 3: Kevin M. McConkey: Generations and landscapes of hypnosis: questions we've asked, questions we should ask Section II: Theoretical perspectives 4: Erik Z. Woody & Pamela Sadler: Dissociation theories of hypnosis 5: Steven Jay Lynn, Irving Kirsch & Michael N. Hallquist: Social cognitive theories of hypnosis 6: Amanda J. Barnier, Zoltan Dienes & Chris J. Mitchell: How hypnosis happens: new cognitive theories of hypnotic responding 7: David Spiegel: Intelligent design or designed intelligence? Hypnotizability as neurobiological adaptation 8: Michael R. Nash: A psychoanalytic theory of hypnosis: a clinically informed approach Section III: Contemporary research 9: Jean-Roch Laurence, Dominic Beaulieu-Prevost & Thibault du Chene: Measuring and understanding individual differences in hypnotizability 10: Eric Z. Woody & Amanda J. Barnier: Hypnosis scales for the twenty-first century: what do we need and how should we use them? 11: Anthony Tasso & Nicole A. Perez: Parsing everyday suggestibility: what does it tell us about hypnosis? 12: Rochelle E. Cox & Richard A. Bryant: Advances in hypnosis research: methods, designs and contributions of intrinsic and instrumental hypnosis 13: Areed A. Barabasz & Marianne Barabasz: Hypnosis and the brain 14: David A. Oakley: Hypnosis, trance and suggestion: evidence from neuroimaging 15: Grant Benham & Jarred Younger: Hypnosis and mind-body interactions Section IV: Clinical hypnosis: treatment and consultation A. Models of clinical intervention 16: Elgan L. Baker & Michael R. Nash: Psychoanalytic approaches to clinical hypnosis 17: Joseph Barber: Reclaiming the cognitive unconscious: integrating hypnotic methods and cognitive-behavioral therapy 18: Stephen Lankton: An Ericksonian approach to clinical hypnosis B. Methods of clinical intervention: techniques and cases 19: Michael R. Nash: Foundations of clinical hypnosis 20: Mark P. Jensen & David R. Patterson: Hypnosis in the relief of pain and pain disorders 21: Richard A. Bryant: Hypnosis and anxiety: early interventions 22: Michael D. Yapko: Hypnotic approaches to treating depression 23: Gary Elkins & Michelle Perfect: Hypnosis for health-compromising behaviors 24: Eric L. Scott, Ann Lagges & Linn La Clave: Treating children using hypnosis 25: Nicholas A. Covino: Medical illnesses, conditions and procedures 26: Franny C. Moene & Karin Roelofs: Hypnosis in the treatment of conversion and somatization disorders 27: Mary Jo Peebles: Trauma-related disorders and dissociation 28: William P. Morgan & Aaron J. Stegner: Hypnosis in sport: cases, techniques and issues C. Evidence based of clinical intervention and consultation 29: Mark Moore & Anthony F. Tasso: Clinical hypnosis: the empirical evidence 30: Jeffrey J. Borckardt & Michael R. Nash: Making a contribution to the clinical literature: time-series designs 31: Michael Heap: Hypnosis in the courts
Mike Nash is one the world's leading experts on hypnosis. He is a prolific researcher and clinical educator, who also maintains an active clinical practice. He is Professor of Psychology at the University of Tennessee, and is Editor Emeritus of The International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, the world's premiere venue for scientific and applied hypnosis. He received his Ph.D. from Ohio University in 1983 and completed his clinical internship at Yale University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry in the same year. He has published two books, one on the research foundations of hypnosis and another on integrating hypnosis into clinical practice. He is a Diplomate in Clinical Psychology (ABPP), and is the recipient of 18 national and international awards for his scientific, clinical, and teachng accomplishments. Amanda Barnier is an Associate Professor and Australian Research Council (ARC) Australian Research Fellow in the Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. Amanda began her career in Psychology at Macquarie University, graduating in 1991 with a BA(Hons). She completed a PhD in Psychology (1996) at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), and postdoctoral work at the University of California, Berkeley. Amanda then returned to Australia and UNSW as an ARC Postdoctoral Fellow and later as an ARC Queen Elizabeth II Fellow. She returned to Macquarie University in 2007.
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