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Hypnosis in Criminal Justice

In 750-1050 words discuss the following as it refers to hypnosis:
Compare the differences between the use of hypnosis in the private sector and the use in the criminal justice system.
Do you think it should be required for people to take a lie detector test or become hypnotized to become either a police officer or to hold a position in a private company? Explain your reasonings. Please be sure to include references.

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Hypnosis in criminal justice
In 750-1050 word discuss the following as it refers to hypnosis
Compare the differences between the use of hypnosis in the private sector and the use in the criminal justice system.
Do you think it should be required for people to take a lie detector test or become hypnotized to become either a police officer or to hold a position in a private company? Explain your reasoning. Please be sure to include references

Hypnosis in the private sector - Hypnosis is used in the private sector for multiple reasons. It can be used for entertainment purposes, but mostly hypnosis is used in the medical field. Hypnosis is tool primarily used by psychotherapist specialized in behavioral issues, patients with depression, anxiety, stress, habit disorders, and many other conditions relating to abnormal behaviors. Many doctors use hypnosis as a method of enhancing a patient's ...

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This solution was offered in response to a question concerning a comparison between the use of hypnosis and lie detectors as an employment tool used during the hiring process. The solution offers a brief description of both procedures and their reliability.

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