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Can self hypnosis help post traumatics stress syndrome ?
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Dr. James Fox
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Exposure
While medications may help treat symptoms associated with ptsd, exposure and response prevention therapy is likely to have longer lasting and enduring effects.
This must be done with a trained professional. I would not recommend self hypnosis to anyone who has not gone through exposure therapy first. Ptsd is very treatable and you may find it very uncomfortable.

In brief: Exposure
While medications may help treat symptoms associated with ptsd, exposure and response prevention therapy is likely to have longer lasting and enduring effects.
This must be done with a trained professional. I would not recommend self hypnosis to anyone who has not gone through exposure therapy first. Ptsd is very treatable and you may find it very uncomfortable.
Dr. James Fox
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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Possible
Self hypnosis can be quite effective in modifying your stress response, but it would be better and safer to cocurrently work with a professional such as a psychotherapist or a psychiatrist.

In brief: Possible
Self hypnosis can be quite effective in modifying your stress response, but it would be better and safer to cocurrently work with a professional such as a psychotherapist or a psychiatrist.
Dr. Michio Abe
Dr. Michio Abe
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