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Greenson, R.R. (1950). Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry. LXII, 1949: Brain Wave Patterns During Hypnosis, Hypnotic Sleep and Normal Sleep. Wayne Barker and Susan Burgwin. Pp. 412–420.. Psychoanal Q., 19:449.
Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing: Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry. LXII, 1949: Brain Wave Patterns During Hypnosis, Hypnotic Sleep and Normal Sleep. Wayne Barker and Susan Burgwin. Pp. 412–420.

(1950). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 19:449

Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry. LXII, 1949: Brain Wave Patterns During Hypnosis, Hypnotic Sleep and Normal Sleep. Wayne Barker and Susan Burgwin. Pp. 412–420.

Ralph R. Greenson

There has been some controversy on the relationship between hypnosis and sleep. The authors were able to demonstrate that trance states can be achieved in hypnosis without any significant alteration in the brain wave pattern. However, if the suggestions were aimed at producing sleep in the hypnotic state, there occurred typical changes in the electroencephalogram characteristic of normal sleep.

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Greenson, R.R. (1950). Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry. LXII, 1949. Psychoanal. Q., 19:449

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