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A case study of the use of hypnosis for school refusal

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Title: A case study of the use of hypnosis for school refusal
Author: Solberg, Carole
Degree: Master of Arts - MA
Program: Counselling Psychology
Copyright Date: 1988
Subject Keywords Hypnotism -- Therapeutic use;School phobia
Issue Date: 2010-09-09
Publisher University of British Columbia
Series/Report no. UBC Retrospective Theses Digitization Project [http://www.library.ubc.ca/archives/retro_theses/]
Abstract: The intent of this research is to demonstrate the effectiveness of hypnosis as a treatment for school refusal. The research design is a single-case study employing an A-B Follow-up format. The 10 year old male subject completed measures of personality (The Children's Personality Questionnaire), self-concept (The Piers-Harris Children's Self-concept Scale), identified stressors, and anxiety. The baseline period was two weeks and therapy lasted four weeks. Follow-up data was collected on the same measures ten months later. All post-therapy results indicate change in a more adaptive direction. The subject showed increased self-concept, lessened anxiety, greater ability to cope and he returned to school with little or no of the previous psychosomatic complaints evident. The follow-up results show that the subject has maintained his gains. Hypnosis is seen as an effective, fast method of treatment for school refusal, a syndrome which needs to be dealt with quickly since consequences can be severe for the child.
Affiliation: Education, Faculty of
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2429/28296
Scholarly Level: Graduate

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