The diagnosis of depression has two very different realities which can make treatment difficult. We will describe a depression that begins with acute and chaotic symptoms. The use of hypnosis in the beginning acute and chaotic phase is very important and usually has a quick and effective result.
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Claude Virot, MD, is a psychiatrist who lives and practices in Rennes, Brittany, France. He is Founder of Institute Milton H Erickson de Rennes Bretagne, Director of EMERGENCES: Institute of research and training in therapeutic communication, and board member of ISH (International Society of Hypnosis). Dr. Virot received the 2009 Jay Haley Early Career for Innovative Contributions Award from ISH 2009.