Psychoanalysis and the Paranormal

Lands of Darkness by Nick Totton

Publisher: Karnac Books

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Subjects:

  • Psychoanalysis & psychoanalytical theory,
  • Psychology,
  • Movements - Psychoanalysis,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Psychoanalysis
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8994160M
ISBN 101855759853
ISBN 109781855759855

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This fascinating and long-overdue work Psychoanalysis and the Paranormal book paranormal phenomena - a topic ignored in mainstream psychoanalytic media since the s - aims to demonstrate the real relevance of the paranormal to psychoanalysis and clinical practice.

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Book Description. This book demonstrates, in different ways, that paranormal phenomena are of direct relevance to psychoanalysis, and that they frequently impinge directly on its clinical practice—most obviously in the forms of telepathy and synchronicity.

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Whether you are a psychology student or simply curious about the paranormal, this book is the essential introduction to this contested and controversial field. Belief in the paranormal has been reported in every known society since the dawn of time – find out why.

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Jung had a lifelong interest in the paranormal that culminated in his influential theory of synchronicity. Combining extracts taken from the Collected Works; letters; the autobiographical Memories, Dreams, Reflections; and transcripts of seminars, Jung on Synchronicity and the Paranormal sets out clearly his seminal contribution to our understanding of this controversial s: Get this from a library.

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He found paranormal believers were more likely to see some kind of intention behind the movements – as if the shapes were playing a game of “tag”, say – and this was reflected in greater. Parapsychology is a field of study that investigates paranormal or “psychic" phenomena.

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Extrasensory perception or ESP, also called sixth sense, includes claimed reception of information not gained through the recognized physical senses, but sensed with the term was adopted by Duke University psychologist J. Rhine to denote psychic abilities such as intuition, telepathy, psychometry, clairvoyance, and their trans-temporal operation as precognition or retrocognition.

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In An Outline of Psychoanalysis, Freud () explains the principal tenets on which psychoanalytic theory is based. He begins with an explanation of the three forces of the psychical apparatus--the id, the ego, and the superego.

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