AUTO-IPNOSI. Alla ricerca della risorsa interiore

Titolo Rivista IPNOSI
Autori/Curatori Giuseppe De Benedittis
Anno di pubblicazione 2022 Fascicolo 2022/1 Lingua Italiano
Numero pagine 16 P. 5-20 Dimensione file 194 KB
DOI 10.3280/IPN2022-001001
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L’auto-ipnosi è una generalizzazione dell’etero-ipnosi, di cui rappresenta la necessaria integrazione. Benché largamente applicata in ambito clinico, poco si sa della sua fenomenologia, della relazione con l’etero-ipnosi e la mindfulness, dei suoi meccanismi neurofisiologici e neuropsicologici, della sua efficacia clinica e del suo profilo di sicurezza. La letteratura in merito è sorprendentemente scarna e aneddotica. L’auto-ipnosi costituisce un’importante risorsa interiore auto-regolatoria e terapeutica, qualitativamente differente dall’etero-ipnosi, ma verosimilmente di non diversa efficacia clinica in numerosi ambiti di applicazione (e.g. controllo del dolore, dell’ansia, dei disturbi della condotta alimentare, ecc.). I correlati neurofisiologici e neuropsicologici dell’auto-ipnosi restano virtualmente sconosciuti per la mancanza di studi dedicati e di confronto con l’etero-ipnosi. Si discute ancora se l’esperienza auto-ipnotica possa essere autogena o indotta dalla suggestione etero-ipnotica, mentre sembra accertata una correlazione positiva tra ipnotizzabilità e profondità della trance auto-indotta. Anche il profilo di sicurezza rimane largamente impregiudicato, perché la stragrande maggioranza degli studi clinici omette la prevalenza e la tipologia di eventi avversi e/o effetti collaterali dipendenti dalla pratica ipnotica in generale. Assiomaticamente, si tende a considerare l’auto-ipnosi come una pratica altamente sicura e priva di effetti collaterali. In conclusione, all’importanza clinica dell’auto-ipnosi corrisponde paradossalmente una sostanziale mancanza di studi clinico-sperimentali. L’auto-ipnosi è dunque una Terra Incognita che aspetta urgentemente di essere esplorata.;

Keywords:Auto-ipnosi, etero-ipnosi, correlati neurofisiologici, mindfulness, tecnica ed efficacia clinica.

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Giuseppe De Benedittis, AUTO-IPNOSI. Alla ricerca della risorsa interiore in "IPNOSI" 1/2022, pp 5-20, DOI: 10.3280/IPN2022-001001