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Table 3 Distribution of participants who passed or failed the hypnotic susceptibility tests in personality disorder patients (n = 77) and healthy volunteers (n = 154).

From: Preliminary study of relationships between hypnotic susceptibility and personality disorder functioning styles in healthy volunteers and personality disorder patients

  Personality Disorder Healthy control
  Passed
number, rate
Failed
number, rate
Passed
number, rate
Failed
number, rate
Hand lowering 55, 71.4% 22, 28.6% 106, 68.8% 48, 31.2%
Moving hands apart 52, 67.5% 25, 32.5% 108, 70.1% 46, 29.9%
Mosquito hallucination 44, 57.1% 33, 42.9% 89, 57.8% 65, 42.2%
Taste hallucination 55, 71.4% 22, 33.8% 98, 63.6% 56, 36.4%
Arm rigidity 52, 67.5% 25, 32.5% 99, 64.3% 55, 35.7%
Dream 38, 49.4%* 39, 50.6% 55, 35.7% 99, 64.3%
Age regression 65, 84.4% 12, 15.6% 127, 82.5% 27, 17.5%
Arm immobilization 42, 54.5% 35, 45.5% 76, 49.4% 78, 50.6%
Anosmia to ammonia 16, 20.8% 61, 79.2% 39, 25.3% 115, 74.7%
Hallucinated voice 7, 9.1% 70, 90.9% 10, 6.5% 144, 93.5%
Negative visual hallucination 23, 29.9% 54, 70.1% 52, 33.8% 102, 66.2%
Posthypnotic amnesia 22, 28.6%* 55, 71.4% 23, 14.9% 131, 85.1%
  1. Note: *p < 0.05 vs. normal controls