A state of altered consciousness, somewhat resembling sleep, during which voluntary movement is lost, as in hypnosis
A trancelike state resembling sleep, usually induced by a therapist by focusing a subject's attention, that heightens the subject's receptivity to suggestion. The uses of hypnosis in medicine and psychology include recovering repressed memories, modifying or eliminating undesirable behavior (such as smoking), and treating certain chronic disorders, such as anxiety.
A condition characterized by lack of response to external stimuli and by muscular rigidity, so that the limbs remain in whatever position they are placed. It is known to occur in a variety of physical and psychological disorders, such as epilepsy and schizophrenia, and can be induced by hypnosis.
A sudden attack or convulsion, (e.g. an epileptic seizure).
An elimination or concealing of all lights that might be visible to an enemy, as during an air raid, at night
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