Elimination of a rhythmic movement disorder with hypnosis--a case report

Sleep. 1995 Sep;18(7):608-9. doi: 10.1093/sleep/18.7.608.


The following describes a case of rhythmic movement disorder successfully treated with hypnosis. Hypnosis and its use in sleep disorders are discussed, and it is hypothesized that hypnosis is an effective intervention in disorders that occur at the interface between waking and sleep.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hypnosis*
  • Movement Disorders / complications
  • Movement Disorders / therapy*
  • Periodicity*
  • Sleep Wake Disorders / complications