1. a method of psychoanalysis in which a patient is put into hypnosis in an attempt to secure analytic data, free associations, and early emotional reactions.

Origin of hypnoanalysis

First recorded in 1915–20; hypno- + analysis
Related formshyp·no·an·a·lyt·ic [hip-noh-an-l-it-ik] /ˌhɪp noʊˌæn lˈɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hypnoanalysis


  1. psychol psychoanalysis conducted on a hypnotized person
Derived Formshypnoanalytic (ˌhɪpnəʊˌænəˈlɪtɪk), adjective
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hypnoanalysis in Medicine


  1. The use of hypnosis and psychoanalytic techniques.
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