Advances in intrinsic hypnosis research and theory and the David Waxman memorial lecture

Date

Monday 11 December 2017

Half Day

Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE
Organised by

Hypnosis & Psychosomatic Medicine Section

Accreditation

CPD - Applied for

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about this event

The Hypnosis & Psychosomatic Medicine invites you to join their annual lecture to remember David Waxman, a founding member of the Section. This year we focus on the intrinsic hypnosis research and theory. 

The aim of this half day meeting is to consider recent advances in our understanding of hypnosis and suggestion with the wider aim of promoting understanding of the efficacy of hypnosis and suggestion in a variety of contexts.

Objectives 

  • Discuss recent findings in hypnosis research
  • Know how hypnosis and placebo effects relate to each other
  • Know the similarities and differences between hetero- and self-hypnosis

price

*Registration will close on Tuesday 5 December 2017

RSM member from £30 - £55

Non member from £45 - £75

*Following registration you will be contacted appropriately by email with; your booking confirmation, feedback survey and attendance certificate. For full details of the RSM privacy policy, click here.

Dinner

Delegates are also invited to register for the post meeting Christmas dinner (for which there is a £55 charge).

Optional dinner only £55 - Limited dinner spaces available

who should attend?

The event is open to all healthcare professionals.

agenda

3.30 pm

Registration

4.00 pm

Welcome and introduction

Dr Raj Sharma, President, Hypnosis & Psychosomatic Medicine, The Royal Society of Medicine

SESSION 1: Varieties of suggestion

4.10 pm

The contribution of frontal lobe functions to hypnotic and placebo analgesia

Alethea Guestini, Postgraduate Research Student, Bournemouth University and Mental Health Administrator, NHS

4.40 pm

Self-hypnosis: Its history, efficacy, comparative utility, and a recommended protocol

Adam Eason, Postgraduate Research Student, Bournemouth University and Director of the Anglo European College of Therapeutic Hypnosis

5.10 pm

Panel discussion

5.30 pm

Tea and coffee break

SESSION 2: David Waxman memorial lecture

6.00 pm

Advances in intrinsic hypnosis research and theory

Dr Ben Parris, Head of Research and Principal Lecturer in Psychology, University of Bournemouth

6.45 pm

Panel discussion

7.15 pm

Closing remarks and close of meeting

Dr Raj Sharma, President, Hypnosis & Psychosomatic Medicine, The Royal Society of Medicine

8.00 pm

Dinner

For those who have pre-registered

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  • Registration will close on Tuesday 5 December 2017
  • RSM member from £30 - £55
  • Non member from £45 - £75
  • Delegates are also invited to register for the annual dinner (for which there is a £55 charge).
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organiser's details

For information on this event, contact Verity CottonTel: 02072903947 Email: hypnosis@rsm.ac.uk arrow