The Rational Education of the Will: Its Therapeutic Value 1918 by Paul Emile Levy ~ Hypnotherapy ~ Auto-Suggestion ~ Hippolyte Bernheim


Title: The Rational Education of the Will: Its Therapeutic Value

Author: Dr. Paul Emile Levy. Preface by Professor [Hippolyte] Bernheim.

Description: Second printing (1918). Red cloth boards. Private library call number and label ghost on spine. Short gift inscription on front pastedown. xvi, 241, plus [6] pages publisher's advertising.

Treatise on hypnotherapy, originally published in France in 1898.

Preface by the medical professor at Nancy, Hippolyte Bernheim (1840-1919), who was himself a student of Ambroise-Auguste Liebeault, regarded as the father of modern hypnotherapy.


[Part I: Theoretical Study]:
[I] Statement of the Subject--Psychic Therapeutics.
[II] The Fundamental Law of Psychotherapy; Every Idea is Action in a Nascent State.
[III] Auto-Suggestion.
[IV] Means of Strengthening Auto-Suggestion--Contemplation.
[V] Psychic Gymnastics, or Auto-Suggestion in Action.
[VI] Hetero-Suggestion: Its Relation to Auto-Suggestion.
[VII] Moral Hygiene.
[VIII] The Will-
1. Medical;
2. Philosophical and Moral.

[Part II: Practical Suggestions]:
[Some Observations]:
- Moral and Intellectual Observations.
- Tobacco Habit.
- Insomnia.
- Contemplation.
- Sleep as a Means of Healing.
- Various Troubles (Drowsiness, Swooning, &c.
- Pains.
- Ocular Troubles.
- Circulatory and Respiratory Troubles.
- Troubles of Digestion.
- Sexual Troubles.
[Various Reflections]:
- Indications of Psychotherapy.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good+
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: William Rider & Son
Place: London
Year: 1918

Keywords: New Thought, metaphysics, hypnotism, auto-suggestion, hypnotherapy,

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