"Though often denigrated as fakery or wishful thinking, hypnosis has been shown to be a real phenomenon with a variety of therapeutic uses, especially in controlling pain." 

- Scientific American, July 2001

Let us think about the objectives and usefulness of undertaking Hypnosis.

Hypnosis has been found effective in many conditions :

Combating Emotional Problems :

Hypnosis is resorted to as a treatment for the patients suffering from emotional problems like Anxiety, Depression, Traumatic Stress, Fobias, and even in other physical problems where the medicos fail to identify the root cause of the ailment. 

Breaking bad Habits:

As Hypnosis is gaining popularity in taping the unconscious mind; more and more experts are using it to support people in their effort to quit bad habits e.g. smoking, drinking and drugs. 

Performance Improvement :

More and more athletes are made to undertake hypnosis to better their performance and to creat the winning temperament. Students are also using it to improve their perfomance in competitive exams. Not only this, Hypnosis is useful in personal development and spiritual progress. 

Clinical Utility of Hypnosis:

Hypnosis has been tried on patients during surgery and on women during delivery because of its pain relieving quality (anesthesia and analgesia).