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AUTHORED BOOKS

H.B. Gibson & M. Heap (1991)Hypnosis in Therapy. Chichester: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

M. Heap & K.K. Aravind (2002) Hartland’s Medical and Dental Hypnosis 4th Edition. London: Churchill Livingston/ Harcourt Health Sciences.

M. Heap (2011) Universal Awareness: A Theory of the Soul. CreateSpace at https://www.createspace.com/3640356. Also available from Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, etc. (paperback or Kindle).

EDITED BOOKS

M. Heap (Ed) (1988) Hypnosis: Current Clinical, Experimental and Forensic Practices. London: Croom Helm.

M. Heap & W. Dryden (Eds.) (1991) Hypnotherapy: A Handbook, First Edition. Milton Keynes: Open University Press.

P. Hawkins & M. Heap (Eds.) (1998) Hypnosis in Europe. London: Whurr Publishers.

M. Heap, R.J. Brown & D.A. Oakley (Eds.)  (2004) The Highly Hypnotisable Person. London: Brunner-Routledge.

M. Heap & I. Kirsch (Eds.)  (2006) Hypnosis: Theory, Research and Application. Aldershot: Ashgate.

M. Heap (Ed) (2012) Hypnotherapy: A Handbook, Second Edition. Milton Keynes: Open University Press.

EDITED DESK-TOP PUBLICATION

M. Heap (Ed.) (1991) Hypnotic Contributions: Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Conference of the British Society of Experimental and Clinical Hypnosis. Sheffield: BSECH Publication.

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

Heap. M. (1988) The nature of hypnosis. In M.Heap (Ed.) Hypnosis: Current Clinical, Experimental and Forensic Practices. London: Croom Helm, pp 3-11.

Heap. M. (1988) Neurolinguistic programming: An interim verdict. In M. Heap (Ed.) Hypnosis: Current Clinical, Experimental and Forensic Practices. London: Croom Helm, pp 268-280.

Heap, M. (1989) Neurolinguistic programming: What is the evidence? In D. Waxman, D. Pedersen, I. Wilkie & P. Mellett (Eds.) Hypnosis: The Fourth European Congress at Oxford. London: Whurr Publishers, pp 118-124.  

Heap, M.(1991)  Introduction to hypnosis. In M. Heap & W. Dryden (Eds.) Hypnotherapy: A Handbook. Milton Keynes: Open University Press, pp 1-14.

Heap, M. (1991) Role and use of hypnosis in psychotherapy. In M. Heap & W. Dryden (Eds.) Hypnotherapy: A Handbook. Milton Keynes: Open University Press, pp 15-30.  

Alladin, A. & Heap, M. (1991)  Hypnosis and depression. In M. Heap & W. Dryden (Eds.) Hypnotherapy: A Handbook. Milton Keynes: Open University Press, pp 49-67.

Heap, M. (1992) Science in everyday life. In J.W. Nienhuys (Ed.) Science or Pseudo? The Mars Effect and Other Claims: Proceedings of the Third EuroSkeptics Congress. Utrecht: Skepsis, pp 49-58.  

Heap, M. (1997) Hypnosis. In A. Baum, S. Newman, J. Weinman, R. West & C. McManus (Eds.) Cambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health and Medicine. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp 224-227.

Turpin, G.M. & Heap, M. (1998) Arousal reduction methods: relaxation, biofeedback, meditation, and hypnosis. In A.S. Bellack & M. Hersen (Eds.) Comprehensive Clinical Psychology. New York: Elsevier Science.

Heap, M. (1998) Hypnosis in Britain and Ireland. In P. Hawkins & M. Heap (Eds.) Hypnosis in Europe. London: Whurr Publishers, pp 17-36.

Heap, M. (2002) The ideomotor effect. In M. Shermer (Ed.) The Skeptic Encyclopedia of Pseudoscience. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, pp 127-129.

Heap, M., Brown, R.J. & Oakley, D.A. (2004) High hypnotisability: Key issues. In M. Heap, R.J. Brown & D.A. Oakley (Eds.) The Highly Hypnotisable Person. London: Brunner-Routledge, pp 3-29.  

Heap, M. (2008) Hypnosis in the courts. In M.R. Nash & A.J. Barnier (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Hypnosis. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp 745-766.   

Mazzoni, G., Heap, M. & Scoboria, A. (2010) Hypnosis and memory: Theory, laboratory research and applications. In S.J. Lynn, J.W. Rhue & I Kirsch (Eds.) Handbook of Clinical Hypnosis. Washington DC: American Psychological Association, pp 709-741.

Heap, M. & Naish, P. (2012)  Introduction to hypnosis. In M. Heap (Ed.) Hypnotherapy: A Handbook, Second Edition (Ch 1). Milton Keynes: Open University Press.

Heap, M. (2012) Role and use of hypnosis in therapy. In M. Heap (Ed.) Hypnotherapy: A Handbook, Second Edition (Ch 2). Milton Keynes: Open University Press.

Heap, M. & Alexander, D.A. (2012) Hypnotherapy for smoking, weight loss and alcohol and drug misuse. In Heap, M. (Ed) Hypnotherapy: A Handbook, Second Edition (Ch 8). Milton Keynes: Open University Press.

Heap, M. (2016) Theories of Hypnosis. In G.R. Elkins (Ed.) Handbook of Medical and Psychological Hypnosis. New York: Springer Publishing Company, pp 9-18.

REFEREED PAPERS

Heap, M. & Wyke, M.A. (1972) Learning of a unimanual motor skill by patients with brain lesions: an experimental study. Cortex, 8, 1-18.

Heap, M. & Wyke, M.A. (1977) The effect of auditory signals on the control of the rapidity of arm movements. Cortex, 13, 273-280.

Campbell, R. & Heap, M. (1979) The divided self and the divided brain: Schizophrenia and the two hemispheres. New Scientist, 82, 191-193.

Heap, M. (1988) Born-again Mesmerism? The Psychologist, 1, 262-263.

Heap, M. (1993) Hypnotic and placebo analgesia: Doubts about the placebo concept. Contemporary Hypnosis, 10, 127-129.

Heap, M. (1995) Another case of indecent assault by a lay hypnotherapist. Contemporary Hypnosis, 12, 92-98.

Heap, M. (1995) A case of death following stage hypnosis: Analysis and implications. Contemporary Hypnosis, 12, 99-110.

Heap, M. (1996) The nature of hypnosis. European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 8, 515-519.

Heap, M. (1996) The case of a woman claiming damages from a therapist trained in hypnosis by a correspondence course. Contemporary Hypnosis, 13, 89-93.

Pitts, M. & Heap, M. (1996) Memory and depth of processing in ‘hypnotized and ‘non-hypnotized’ subjects. Contemporary Hypnosis, 13, 129-136.

Heap, M. (1996) The nature of hypnosis. The Psychologist, 9 (11), 498-501.

Alden, P. & Heap, M. (1998) Hypnotic pain control: Some theoretical and practical issues. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 46, 62-76.

Serfaty, M., Turkington D., Heap, M., Ledsham, L. & Jolley, E. (1999) A trial of cognitive therapy for anorexia nervosa.  European Eating Disorders Review. 7, 334-350.

Heap, M. (2000) The alleged dangers of stage hypnosis.  Contemporary Hypnosis, 17, 117-126.

Heap, M. (2000) A legal case of a man complaining of an extraordinary sexual disorder following stage hypnosis.  Contemporary Hypnosis, 17, 143-149.

Heap, M. (2003) Differences in the progress of discharged and undischarged patients in a medium secure unit: A pilot study. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 10, 534-542.

Heap, M. (2005/2006) Defining hypnosis: The UK experience. American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 48, 117-121.

Heap, M. (2006) Assessing allegations of sexual assault during hypnosis and related procedures. Australian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 34, 41-54.

Heap, M. (2011) Does clinical hypnosis have anything to do with experimental hypnosis?   Journal of Mind-Body Regulation, , 1, 17-30 (At mbr.synergiesprairies.ca/cjh/index.php/mbr/article/view/487).

NON-REFEREED PAPERS

Heap, M. (1981) Hypnosis and simulation techniques in the treatment of a monosymptomatic thunderstorm phobia. Bulletin of the British Society of Experimental and Clinical Hypnosis, 4, 20-21.

Heap, M. (1982) Summary of recent papers on clinical hypnosis (1979-1981). Bulletin of the British Society of Experimental and Clinical Hypnosis, 5, 46-52.

Heap, M. (1983) Summary of recent papers on clinical hypnosis (1981-1982). Bulletin of the British Society of Experimental and Clinical Hypnosis, 6, 29-38.

Heap, M. (1984) Comments on Wright and Humphrey's ‘The use of hypnosis to enhance covert sensitization: Two case studies’. British Journal of Experimental and Clinical Hypnosis, 1, 15-18.

Heap, M. (1984) A comment on Fewtrell's ‘Psychological approaches to panic attacks’. British Journal of Experimental and Clinical Hypnosis, 1, 27-30.

Heap, M. (1984) A comment on Kraft's ‘Injection phobia: A case study’. British Journal of Experimental and Clinical Hypnosis, 1, 35-38.

Heap, M. (1984) Four victims. British Journal of Experimental and Clinical Hypnosis, 2, 60-62.

Heap, M. (1988) What's the use of hypnosis? British Journal of Hospital Medicine, 40, 343.

Heap, M. (1988) Neurolinguistic programming- a British perspective. Hypnos: Swedish Journal of Hypnosis in Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Medicine, 15, 4-13.

Heap, M. (1989) Antecedent imagery in a case of Gilles de la Tourette syndrome. British Journal of Experimental and Clinical Hypnosis, 6, 55-56.

Heap, M., Aravind, K.K. & Power-Smith, P. (1994) A psychosomatic research clinic. Hypnos: Swedish Journal of Hypnosis in Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Medicine, 21, 171-175.

Heap, M. (1995) Hypnosis: applications in general medicine. British Journal of Therapy & Rehabilitation , 2, 649-654.

OTHER ARTICLES

Heap, M. (1988) In search of the 'Alternative' in Alternative Medicine. British and Irish Skeptic, 2, 30-31.

Heap, M. (1988) Assuming Randi's mantle. British and Irish Skeptic, 3, 20-21.

Heap, M. (1990) Memory, fantasy and past lives. The Skeptic, 4, 30-31.

Heap, M. (1991) Neurolinguistic Programming: A personal view. Counselling News, No. 4, December, 8-10.

Heap, M. (1992) Taking it all to far. A look at the 'synchro-energiser': A pseudo-scientific panacea? The Skeptic, 6, 13-14.

Heap, M. (1995) Surely there's something in it? The social psychology of healing. The Skeptic, 9, 9-14.

Heap, M. (2001) Non-conscious movements and the paranormal. The Skeptical Intelligencer, 3, 2-6.

Heap, M. (2001) Some stories about hypnosis. The Skeptical Intelligencer, 3, 29-35.

Heap, M. (2001) Psychopathology and beliefs in anomalous phenomena. The Skeptical Intelligencer, 4, 5-16.

Heap, M. (2001) Tony Gibson. The Skeptical Intelligencer, 4, 24.

Heap, M. (2002) Healing and therapy in the age of mass affluence. The Skeptical Intelligencer, 5, 3-23.

Heap, M. (2002) The medicalisation of misfortune (with comments by T. Jordan, G. Kent and D. Tombs). The Skeptical Intelligencer, 5, 50-56.

Heap, M. (2002) The ‘compensation culture’ and ‘nimbyism’. The Skeptical Intelligencer, 5, 59-60.

Heap, M. (2003) Reported sightings of unusual creatures. The Skeptical Intelligencer, 6, 3-7.

Heap, M. & Spittle, B. (2003) Sightings of the moa. The Skeptical Intelligencer, 6, 27-29.

Heap, M. (2005) Placebo therapy: How to develop and ethical and effective quack treatment. The Skeptical Intelligencer, 8, 18-25.

Heap, M. (2005) Of hoaxers and healers. The Skeptical Times, 3(2), 7-9. (also in The Skeptical Intelligencer, 9, 5-9).

Heap, M. (2007) Reflections on 'recovered memories'. The Skeptical Intelligencer, 10, 2-10.

Heap, M. (2008) The Validity of some early elaims of Neuro-Linguistic Programming. The Skeptical Intelligencer, 11, 6-13.

Heap, M. (2010) Meanderings on the theme of psychiatric diagnoses and related matters. The Skeptical Intelligencer, 13, 8-13.

Heap, M. (2011) Science, reality and everyday life. The Skeptical Intelligencer, 14, 10-14.

Heap, M. (2012) How awareness may be eternal. New Age Journal, http://newagejournal.com/2007/how-awareness-may-be-eternal.

BOOK REVIEWS

Hypnotic Realities: The Induction of Clinical Hypnosis and Forms of Indirect Suggestion, M.H. Erickson, E.L. Rossi & S.I. Rossi, New York: Irvington Publishers, 1976. Hypnosis: The Bulletin of the British Society of Experimental and Clinical Hypnosis, Number 3, April 1980, 25-27.

Hypnotic Realities: The Induction of Clinical Hypnosis and Forms of Indirect Suggestion, M.H. Erickson, E.L. Rossi & S.I. Rossi, New York: Irvington Publishers, 1976. Hypnosis: The Bulletin of the British Society of Experimental and Clinical Hypnosis, Number 3, April 1980, 25-27.

Hypnotherapy: An Exploratory Casebook, M.H. Erickson & E.L. Rossi, New York: Irvington Publishers, 1979. British Journal of Psychology, 1981, 72, 273-274.

Applied Hypnosis and Hyperempiria, D.E. Gibbons, New York: Plenum Press. 1979. British Journal of Psychology, 1981, 72, 392-393.

A Path with Heart: Ericksonian Utilization with Resistant and Chronic Clients. Y.M. Dolan, New York: Brunner/Mazel, 1985. British Journal of Experimental and Clinical Hypnosis, 1987, 4, 41-44.

Divided Consciousness: Multiple Controls in Human Action. E.R. Higard, New York: Wiley, 1986. British Journal of Psychiatry, 1987, 150, 572.

Ericksonian Monographs, Number 7: The Broader Implications of Ericksonian Therapy. S.R. Lankton (Ed.), New York: Brunner/Mazel, 1990. British Journal of Psychiatry, 1991, 159, 306-307.

Trancework: An Introduction to the Practice of Clinical Hypnosis, M.D. Yapko (2nd edition), New York: Brunner/Mazel, 1990. British Journal of Psychology, 1991, 82, 551-552.

Clinical Hypnosis and Therapeutic Suggestion in Patient Care. P.R. Zahourek (Ed.), New York: Brunner/Mazel, 1990. British Journal of Psychology, 1992, 83, 296-297.

Hypnosis in the Relief of Pain. E.H. Hilgard & J.R. Hilgard, New York: Brunner/Mazel, 1994. British Journal of Psychiatry, 1994.

Introducing Neuro-Linguistic Programming: Psychological Skills for Understanding and Influencing People. J. O'Connor & J. Seymour, Aquarian/Thorsons, 1993. Counselling News, 1994.

No Doubt About It: A Documentary Video about Phobias, Panic Attacks and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Noel Ross-Russell, Eastbourne: Command Performance. Counselling, February, 1994

Jay Haley on Milton Erickson. J. Haley, New York: Brunner/Mazel, 1993; Ericksonian Monographs Number 9: The Essence of a Single-Session Success. S.R. Lankton & K.K. Erickson (Eds), New York: Brunner/Mazel, 1994; Conversations on Therapy: Popular Problems and Uncommon Solutions . D.R. Grove & J. Haley, New York: Norton, 1993. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis , 1996, 44 , 85-89.

Essentials of Hypnosis. M.D. Yapko, New York: Brunner Mazel, 1995. Health Psychology Update, Issue 23, March, 1996, 28-29.

Handbook of Clinical Hypnosis. J.R. Rhue, S.J. Lynn & I. Kirsch (Eds.) Washington DC: American Psychiatric Association, 1993. Contemporary Hypnosis, 1996, 13, 51-56.

Recovered Memories and False Memories. M.A. Conway (Ed.) Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. The Skeptical Intelligencer, 1999, 3, 36-38.

Forensic Psychology: Theory, Research, Policy and Practice. J. Brown, Y. Shell & T. Cole. London: Sage, 2015. Assessment & Development Matters (in press).

UNPUBLISHED THESES

Clinical Applications of Dichotic Listening Tests: Some Preliminary Investigations. Research dissertation submitted in part-fulfilment of the requirements of the MSc in Clinical Psychology, North East London Polytechnic, 1978.

Ear Differences in Discriminating Consonants. PhD Thesis, University of London, 1981.

Predicting the Progress of Patients in a Medium Secure Unit: A Retrospective Study. Research dissertation submitted in part-fulfilment of the requirements of the MSc in Forensic Psychology, Manchester Metropolitan University, 2001.

WORKING PARTY REPORT

Heap, M., Alden, P., Brown, R.J., Naish P.L.N., Oakley, D.A., Wagstaff, G.F. and Walker, L.J. (2001) The nature of hypnosis: Report prepared by a working party at the request of the Professional Affairs Board of the British Psychological Society. Leicester: British Psychological Society.