Myth #4: If I become hypnotized, I may not be able to snap out of it, or Hypnosis is dangerous
Fact: Hypnosis is very safe and is in fact, a state of hyper-awareness. Any time there is an emergency, a person would naturally be able to come out of the hypnotic state by opening their eyes, and stretching or speaking.
HypnoGenesis - September 30, 2004
Hypnosis: Dispelling the Top Ten Myths
by Alanna F. Fox, C.Ht. & Terril D. Starks, C.Ht.