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Trials of the visionary mind : spiritual emergency and the renewal process / John Weir Perry.

By: Perry, John Weir
Material type: TextTextSeries: SUNY series in transpersonal and humanistic psychologyAlbany, NY: State University of New York Press, [1999]Description: xvi, 197pages; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volume ISBN: 0791439879Subject(s): Psychoses | Self-actualization (Psychology) | Visions | Jungian psychology | Symbolism (Psychology)LOC classification: RC512 .P44 1999
Contents:
1 treatment or therapy?. -- 2 Thoughts on thought disorder. -- 3 Psychosis or visionary state?. -- 4 Alternative ways. -- 5 Transitions in outlook. -- 6 Psychological methods. -- 7 Jung's approach. -- 8 Relationship as healing. -- 9 Love and power in myth and ritual. -- 10 Individuality in myth and ritual. -- 11 Healing in myth and ritual. -- 12 Visionary experience in myth and ritual. Summary in respect to spiritual emergency. -- Appendices
Abstract: '...examines what the acute "psychotic" experience stirs up in the psyche and how to empathetically respond. Understanding the function of mythic themes is reached through the author's investigation into myth and ritual of antiquity and also the visionary experience undergone by prophets and social reformers in various ages and parts of the world.'
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-190) and index.

1 treatment or therapy?. -- 2 Thoughts on thought disorder. -- 3 Psychosis or visionary state?. -- 4 Alternative ways. -- 5 Transitions in outlook. -- 6 Psychological methods. -- 7 Jung's approach. -- 8 Relationship as healing. -- 9 Love and power in myth and ritual. -- 10 Individuality in myth and ritual. -- 11 Healing in myth and ritual. -- 12 Visionary experience in myth and ritual. Summary in respect to spiritual emergency. -- Appendices

'...examines what the acute "psychotic" experience stirs up in the psyche and how to empathetically respond. Understanding the function of mythic themes is reached through the author's investigation into myth and ritual of antiquity and also the visionary experience undergone by prophets and social reformers in various ages and parts of the world.'

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