The Burden of Depression
Depression is most commonly associated with tiredness, sadness and tearfulness. There are, however, many others characteristics such as:
- Difficulty focusing
- Loss of interests
- Sadness, feelings of hopelessness and pessimism
- Loss of appetite of overeating
- Difficulty focusing, remembering and making decisions
- Physical symptoms such as digestive problems, and pain (headache, cramps…)
These symptoms are likely to cause problems at work through loss of productivity and with your relationships. Some statistics available in the US, about 15% of people suffer of depression in their lifetime.
Why Should You Consider Hypnosis to Treat Depression?
Hypnosis treatments for depression can be very effective at alleviating some of these symptoms. Hypnotherapy can help you adopt a new perspective on life and events that might have triggered the depression. By doing so, it can help you change your thoughts and get away from the trough of hopelessness, worthlessness and pessimism. As it helps you focus on a better and brighter future, it is as if a veil of fog was lifted off to reveal more opportunities.
Hypnosis for depression is not only effective as some research suggests but it also is safe and non-invasive. Hypnosis is a genuine option for those suffering from depression.
What Does Research Say about Hypnosis for Depression?
A study dated April 2010 from the International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis concludes that “there are several compelling arguments for the inclusion of hypnotic approaches in the array of strategies for dealing with depression.” The study does not only assert the therapeutic value of hypnosis but also recognizes different approaches that use hypnotherapy for depression.
Hypnotherapy for Depression: the Keys to Success
Hypnotherapy for depression can help teenagers, and adults from all walks of life. To obtain the maximum benefits, you should consult a certified hypnosis practitioner and keep in mind that the number of sessions to see effects varies from person to person. Confidence in you care provider is key. More importantly, hypnosis is a partnership. You need the motivation to change. Contact us for more information.