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AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CLINICAL HYPNOSIS

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CLINICAL HYPNOSIS To the Editor:— The American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, the national society for the advancement of scientific hypnosis with more than 30 state and regional component sections and its membership restricted to physicians, dentists, and psychologists having a doctoral degree, neither sponsors nor approves any boards of certification in hypnosis organized by private individuals, such as that mentioned in Medical News in the Jan. 3, 1959, issue of The Journal, page 54. Nor does the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis consider at this time such proposed certification as either warranted or even legitimate, since hypnosis is a methodology and not a specialty. Also, the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis is in full accord with, and wishes to abide completely by the regulations established by, the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association and with the comparable recommendation of the Reference Committee on Dental Education of the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CLINICAL HYPNOSIS

JAMA , Volume 169 (7) – Feb 14, 1959

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CLINICAL HYPNOSIS

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To the Editor:—
The American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, the national society for the advancement of scientific hypnosis with more than 30 state and regional component sections and its membership restricted to physicians, dentists, and psychologists having a doctoral degree, neither sponsors nor approves any boards of certification in hypnosis organized by private individuals, such as that mentioned in Medical News in the Jan. 3, 1959, issue of The...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1959 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1959.03000240084019
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Abstract

To the Editor:— The American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, the national society for the advancement of scientific hypnosis with more than 30 state and regional component sections and its membership restricted to physicians, dentists, and psychologists having a doctoral degree, neither sponsors nor approves any boards of certification in hypnosis organized by private individuals, such as that mentioned in Medical News in the Jan. 3, 1959, issue of The Journal, page 54. Nor does the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis consider at this time such proposed certification as either warranted or even legitimate, since hypnosis is a methodology and not a specialty. Also, the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis is in full accord with, and wishes to abide completely by the regulations established by, the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association and with the comparable recommendation of the Reference Committee on Dental Education of the

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Feb 14, 1959

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