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This page originally consisted of a fairly dated Encyclopedia Britannica entry. I've added a little more, and plan to continue, with the aim of linking suggestion much more substantially with the entry for hypnosis. They are very much two sides to the same coin; the process of hypnosis consists of responses to a combination of intstructions and suggestions. Separation of hypnosis and suggestion allows for a deeper understanding of classic debate between 'state' and 'nonstate' perspectives of hypnosis, allowing for research of non-hypnotic suggestibility. I'm aiming to keep the entry firmly based in the scientific literature which has a lot to say about. I have a feeling (hope) it will be easier to keep the psychobabble out of the suggestion entry than for hypnosis. (MWhalley 01:06, 31 January 2006 (UTC))

Power of suggestion[edit]

Power of suggestion currently redirects to Psychosomatic medicine. There is a brief mentioning of using suggestion by an authority figure to help alleviate psychosomatic symptoms, however, it would seem much more appropriate to redirect to this page.Mmortal03 (talk) 04:17, 19 March 2008 (UTC)