Validating the New Remote Hypnotic Induction Profile (rHIP)

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The purpose of the study is to determine if hypnotizability can be reliably tested over the phone, without having to see or touch a patient. The scores from a new test for hypnotizability by phone will be compared to the scores from a standard in-person test, to make sure the results are similar.

Official Title

A Randomized Trial Validating the New Remote Hypnotic Induction Profile (rHIP) Against the Existing Hypnotic Induction Profile (HIP)

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Older than 18 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: Yes
Inclusion Criteria:
  1. - At least 18 years old. - Able to schedule a 15 minute in-person and phone appointment within a week of each other, during the study period.
Exclusion Criteria:
  1. - Severe psychiatric or structural brain disease (ie. psychosis, stroke with functional impairment, dementia) - Has had prior hypnotizability testing using the HIP or enrolled in another hypnosis-related trial. - hearing impairment that would preclude phone interviewing - non-English speakers


Jessie (Kittle) Markovits
Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine Clinical Associate Professor (By courtesy), Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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Jessie Kittle, MD