Preliminary study of relationships between hypnotic susceptibility and personality disorder functioning styles in healthy volunteers and personality disorder patients

January 2011
BMC Psychiatry;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p121
Academic Journal
The article discusses a study by Fenghua Wang and colleagues conducted to examine the relationships between hypnotic susceptibility and personality disorder functioning styles in healthy volunteers and personality disorder patients. The Stanford Hypnotic Susceptibility Scale: Form C (SHSSC) and the Parker Personality Measure (PERM) tests were adminstered. The patients scored higher on all PERM scales, and possessed higher passing rates on SHSSC Dream and Posthypnotic amnesia.


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