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Self-hypnosis is hypnosis conducted by one person on themselves. It invariably employs self-suggestion.  Self-hypnosis and self-suggestion are also commonly called “auto-hypnosis” and “auto-suggestion”.

Self-hypnosis is employed as a fundamental part of most hypnotherapy. It is also used by many people for a wide range of purposes, including relaxation, performance enhancement, personal insight, stress management, pain control etc.

James Braid, the founder of hypnotherapy, was the first person to report using self-hypnosis, which he called “self-hypnotism”, in the 1840s.

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