Trance on Trial
Written primarily for clinicians who practice hypnotherapy, Trance on Trial offers a comprehensive, authoritative evaluation of the use of hypnosis in the courts, as well as practical strategies for maximizing the legal rights of clients while minimizing the liabilities of practitioners.
The book's detailed examination of both investigative and therapeutic hypnosis identifies common legal pitfalls and ways to avoid them. Receiving special attention are those actions that can jeopardize the admissibility of a client's testimony. Considered here are the ever-evolving standards of admissibility governing evidence acquired with the aid of hypnosis.
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The Legal Status of Hypnosis An Overview
A Clinical Case
Jennifer A Case Portrait
The Road to Admissibility
The Search for Safeguards
The Rise and Fall of Inadmissibility
Hypnosis and Memory
The Hypnotherapist in Court
The Psychotherapists Experience
State Federal and Foreign Law Pertaining to Forensic Hypnosis
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