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MPD and Hypnosis

Thu, Aug 1st 2002

My Sister has recently been told by a therapist that she has MPD (Multiple Personality Disorder) and he wants her to agree to using hypnosis. She does not want any form of hypnosis to take place. Is there any other way to help a person with MPD without using absolutely any form of hypnosis? Not even self-hypnosis, nor phrases that would put her into a hypnotic state. She is afraid that after he has her gain trust with him that he will still try to put her under hypnosis when she least expects it and has clearly stated she does not want that type of treatment. Are there any other avenues for treatment?

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