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Does hypnosis help treat amnesia?

Hypnosis is sometimes used to help someone who is suffering from dissociative amnesia recall events that have been lost. Although hypnosis can help to reduce anxiety for the person suffering from dissociative amnesia, the recalled memories may be inaccurate. Hypnosis is usually used in conjunction with other treatment options.

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