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Transitioning to Online-Only Publishing in January 2025 - In January of 2025, the IJCEH will be transitioning to online-only publishing. This means that volume 72, Issue 4 will be our last print issue.

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International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis

  SCEH Journal - The International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis 
For over 50 years, the International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (IJCEH) has been the leading voice in hypnosis for researchers, scholars, and clinicians in psychiatry, psychology, social work, dentistry, and medical specialties. In fact, the IJCEH has been consistently ranked as one of the most influential publications in these respective fields, according to citation impact statistics (Source: SSCI Journal Citation Report). Whether you are involved in clinical work, counseling, research, or teaching, the IJCEH is your single essential resource to stay informed on the latest developments in hypnosis.

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IJCEH Journal Editor 
Gary Elkins, PhD, ABPP, ABPH
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
Mind-Body Medicine Research Laboratory
Baylor University
Waco, TX 76798
[email protected]

The IJCEH is the official publication of the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis. Each quarterly issue of the journal offers clinical and experimental studies, discussions of theory, book reviews, and seminal work by clinical masters. The IJCEH will keep you up to date on the latest clinical and research findings in the field, thanks to leading scholars from around the world examining such topics as:

  • Hypnotherapeutic Techniques
  • Pain and Anxiety Relief
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder (Multiple Personality Disorder)
  • Altered States of Consciousness
  • Delayed Recall
  • Dissociation
  • Forensic Uses of Hypnosis
  • Hypnosis in Eyewitness Memory
  • Hypnotic Induction in Dentistry
  • Hypnotizability
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Self-Hypnosis
  • Control of Smoking
  • Weight Management
  • Ego State Hypnotherapy
  • Theories of Hypnosis
  • Physiological & Psychological Bases of Hypnosis

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Editorial Leadership History

Milton V. Kline, PhD                        1953-1960
Frank J. Kirkner, PhD                       1961
Martin T. Orne, MD, PhD                 1962-1992
Fred H. Frankel, MB, ChB, DPM      1993-1997
Michael R. Nash, PhD                     1998-2002
Arreed F. Barabasz, EdD, PhD         2003-2017
Gary Elkins, PhD, APBB, ABPH       2018-present