Edited by Jennifer Reiling, Editorial
MEETING [HYPNOTISM] of Feb 2, 1899. Dr. J.
Madison Taylor presented a paper to the meeting on
HYPNOTISM. He thought that a beneficial result had been
obtained from its adoption as a therapeutic application. The best
subjects were those who had been trained to obedience, as soldiers, and
not hysteric people, as some had supposed. . . . While there was
and still is a certain degree of mystery and confusion regarding
hypnotism, the agency might prove of value to the profession, as
demonstrated by a report of the following cases:
Philadelphia County Medical Society. JAMA. 1999;281(9):790F. doi:10.1001/jama.281.9.790
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