PULLMAN, Wash. – A hypnosis treatment study at Washington State University is seeking people diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) as participants.
WSU Professor Arreed Barabasz is seeking volunteers for his hypnosis age regression research being conducted in the Attentional Processes/Hypnosis Lab. The research is the next step in his program to isolate aspects of child-like behavior that can be elicited only by hypnosis versus those that can be role-played.
The final group of subjects will be working with the lab during the first and second week of October.
Volunteers will have an opportunity to learn about and experience hypnosis. Hypnotizability is tested using a standard scale developed at Stanford University that includes age regression. This process usually takes about one hour.
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