TOPIC: Ericksonian hypnosis conceptual framework. PURPOSE: To acquaint psychiatric-mental health nurses with hypnotic principles and how these can be integrated into their practice. SOURCES: Published literature and author's clinical experience. CONCLUSIONS: Ericksonian hypnosis offers an array of potential interventions for psychiatric-mental health nurses to integrate into their practices in a framework familiar to nurses: holism, honoring and respecting individuality, and capitalizing on an individual's strengths.
Perspect Psychiatr Care. 2002 Jan-Mar;38(1):15-22. Zahourek RP. New York University, Division of Nursing, New York, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org