Ronald J Pekala

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Suggestibility, expectancy, trance state effects, and hypnotic depth: I. Implications for understanding hypnotism
    Ronald J Pekala
    Coatesville VA Medical Center, Coatesville, PA 19320, USA
    Am J Clin Hypn 52:275-90. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Suggestibility, expectancy, trance state effects, and hypnotic depth: II. Assessment via the PCI-HAP
    Ronald J Pekala
    Coatesville VA Medical Center, Coatesville, PA 19320, USA
    Am J Clin Hypn 52:291-318. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Reply to Wagstaff: "Hypnosis and the relationship between trance, suggestion, expectancy, and depth: some semantic and conceptual issues"
    Ronald J Pekala
    Biofeedback Clinic 116B, Coatesville VA Medical Center, Coatesville, PA 19320, USA
    Am J Clin Hypn 53:207-27. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Positive affect, negative affect, and negative effects during a phenomenological hypnotic assessment within a substance abuse population
    Ronald J Pekala
    Coatesville Veterans Administration Medical Center, Coatesville, Pennsylvania 19380 2765, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 57:64-93. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Trance state effects and imagery vividness before and during a hypnotic assessment: a preliminary study
    Ronald J Pekala
    Coatesville Veterans Administration Medical Center, Coatesville, Pennsylvania 19320, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 58:383-416. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint "How deeply hypnotized did i get?" Predicting self-reported hypnotic depth from a phenomenological assessment instrument
    Ronald J Pekala
    Coatesville Veterans Administration Medical Center, Coatesville, Pennsylvania, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 54:316-39. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Self-hypnosis relapse prevention training with chronic drug/alcohol users: effects on self-esteem, affect, and relapse
    Ronald J Pekala
    Biofeedback Clinic 116B, Coatesville VA Medical Center, Coatesville, PA 19320 2096, USA
    Am J Clin Hypn 46:281-97. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Operationalizing trance II: clinical application using a psychophenomenological approach
    Ronald J Pekala
    Biofeedback Clinic 116B, Coatesville VA Medical Center, Coatesville, PA 19320, USA
    Am J Clin Hypn 44:241-55. 2002

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  1. ncbi request reprint Suggestibility, expectancy, trance state effects, and hypnotic depth: I. Implications for understanding hypnotism
    Ronald J Pekala
    Coatesville VA Medical Center, Coatesville, PA 19320, USA
    Am J Clin Hypn 52:275-90. 2010
    ..A follow-up paper (Pekala, Kumar, Maurer, Elliott-Carter, Moon, & Mullen, 2010) will present research data on the PCI-HAP model and how this model can be useful for better understanding hypnotism...
  2. ncbi request reprint Suggestibility, expectancy, trance state effects, and hypnotic depth: II. Assessment via the PCI-HAP
    Ronald J Pekala
    Coatesville VA Medical Center, Coatesville, PA 19320, USA
    Am J Clin Hypn 52:291-318. 2010
    ..The results support the theorizing of many investigators concerning the involvement of the aforementioned component processes with this particular aspect of hypnotism, the self-reported hypnotic depth score...
  3. ncbi request reprint Reply to Wagstaff: "Hypnosis and the relationship between trance, suggestion, expectancy, and depth: some semantic and conceptual issues"
    Ronald J Pekala
    Biofeedback Clinic 116B, Coatesville VA Medical Center, Coatesville, PA 19320, USA
    Am J Clin Hypn 53:207-27. 2011
    ..51) to better understand consciousness, altered states of consciousness, and related phenomena, such as hypnosis/hypnotism...
  4. doi request reprint Positive affect, negative affect, and negative effects during a phenomenological hypnotic assessment within a substance abuse population
    Ronald J Pekala
    Coatesville Veterans Administration Medical Center, Coatesville, Pennsylvania 19380 2765, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 57:64-93. 2009
    ..Mild transient negative effects (e.g., headache) were reported by about 10% of the participants in a smaller, second sample. Implications of the results are discussed...
  5. doi request reprint Trance state effects and imagery vividness before and during a hypnotic assessment: a preliminary study
    Ronald J Pekala
    Coatesville Veterans Administration Medical Center, Coatesville, Pennsylvania 19320, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 58:383-416. 2010
    ..The usefulness of these results for better understanding imagery vividness before and during hypnotism is discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint "How deeply hypnotized did i get?" Predicting self-reported hypnotic depth from a phenomenological assessment instrument
    Ronald J Pekala
    Coatesville Veterans Administration Medical Center, Coatesville, Pennsylvania, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 54:316-39. 2006
    ..The findings are also congruent with J. Holroyd's hypothesis that suggestibility and altered-state effects interact to produce hypnotic effects...
  7. ncbi request reprint Self-hypnosis relapse prevention training with chronic drug/alcohol users: effects on self-esteem, affect, and relapse
    Ronald J Pekala
    Biofeedback Clinic 116B, Coatesville VA Medical Center, Coatesville, PA 19320 2096, USA
    Am J Clin Hypn 46:281-97. 2004
    ..The results suggest that hypnosis can be a useful adjunct in helping chronic substance abuse individuals with their reported self-esteem, serenity, and anger/impulsivity...
  8. ncbi request reprint Operationalizing trance II: clinical application using a psychophenomenological approach
    Ronald J Pekala
    Biofeedback Clinic 116B, Coatesville VA Medical Center, Coatesville, PA 19320, USA
    Am J Clin Hypn 44:241-55. 2002
    ..Two clinical cases are presented in which use of the above approach has been helpful in facilitating treatment planning...