Hypnosis vs Meditation. Similarities and Differences

Journal title IPNOSI
Author/s Giuseppe De Benedittis
Publishing Year 2018 Issue 2018/1
Language Italian Pages 7 P. 5-11 File size 138 KB
DOI 10.3280/IPN2018-001001
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Hypnosis and Meditation represent two important, historical and influential landmarks of Western and Eastern civilization and culture respectively. Neuroscience has beginning to provide a better understanding of the mechanisms of both Hypnotic and Meditative Brain, outlining similarities but also differences between the two states and processes. It is important not to view either the Eastern or the Western system as superior to the other. Cross-fertilization of the ancient Eastern meditation techniques presented with Western modern clinical hypnosis will hopefully result in each enriching the other.

Keywords: Hypnosis, meditation.

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Giuseppe De Benedittis, Ipnosi e meditazione a confronto. Similarità e differenze in "IPNOSI" 1/2018, pp 5-11, DOI: 10.3280/IPN2018-001001