Textbook Of Transpersonal Psychiatry And Psychology

Textbook Of Transpersonal Psychiatry And Psychology

By: Bruce W. Scotton (author), Allan B. Chinen (author), John R. Battista (author)Hardback

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This important new book brings together the work of top scholars and clinicians at leading universities and medical centres on the benefits and risks of transpersonal therapy. After comparing a variety of multicultural approaches,Zen Buddhism, existential phenomenology, and Christian mysticism, among many others,the book offers a wealth of information on specific disorders and the application of transpersonal psychology techniques such as visualization, breathwork, and past lives" regression.With solid scholarship, wide scope, and accessible style, Textbook of Transpersonal Psychiatry and Psychology will become the standard work for students, researchers, clinicians, and lay readers interested in extending psychiatry and psychology into sciences that describe the functioning of the human mind, thereby building bridges between those disciplines and spirituality.

About Author

Bruce W. Scotton, M.D., is associate clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of California at San Francisco and is a Jungian analyst in private practice in San Francisco and Corte Madera.Allan B. Chinen, M.D., is associate clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of California at San Francisco and in private practice in San Francisco. He is the author of Waking the World, In the Ever After, Once Upon a Midlife, and Beyond the Hero.John R. Battista, M.D., M.A., is a longtime student, educator, practitioner, and contributor to the fields of transpersonal psychiatry and psychology. He is currently in private practice in New Milford, CT, and was formerly residency training director in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California at Davis.


Introduction * 1. Introduction and Definition of Transpersonal Psychiatry Bruce W. Scotton * The Emergence of Transpersonal Psychiatry Allan B. Chinen Theory And Research * Western Psychiatry and Psychology * William James and Transpersonal Psychiatry Eugene Taylor * Freuds Influence on Transpersonal Psychology Mark Epstein * The Contribution of C. G. Jung to Transpersonal Psychiatry Bruce W. Scotton * Abraham Maslow and Roberto Assagioli: Pioneers of Transpersonal Psychiatry John R. Battista * The Worldview of Ken Wilber Roger Walsh and Frances Vaughan * The Consciousness Research of Stanislav Grof Richard Yensen and Donna Dryer * Consciousness, Information Theory, and Transpersonal Psychiatry John R. Battista CrossCultural Roots. * Shamanism and Healing Roger Walsh * The Contribution of Hinduism and Yoga to Transpersonal Psychiatry Bruce W. Scotton and J. Fred Hiatt * The Contribution of Buddhism to Transpersonal Psychiatry Bruce W. Scotton * Kabbalah and Transpersonal Psychiatry Zalmon M. Schachter-Shalomi * Transpersonal Psychology: Roots in Christian Mysticism Dwight H. Judy * Native North American Healers Donald Sandner * Aging and Adult Spiritual Development: A Transpersonal View of the Life Cycle Through Fairy Tales Allan B. Chinen Research on Altered States of Consciousness. * Meditation Research: The State of the Art Roger Walsh * Psychedelics and Transpersonal Psychology Gary Bravo and Charles Grob * Parapsychology and Transpersonal Psychology Charles T. Tart Other Western Academic Disciplines. * Contemporary Physics and Transpersonal Psychiatry John R. Battista * The Contribution of Anthropology to Transpersonal Psychiatry Larry G. Peters * Western Analytical Philosophy and Transpersonal Epistemology Allan B. Chinen Clinical Practice * Diagnosis * Diagnosis: A Transpersonal Clinical Approach to Religious and Spiritual Problems David Lukoff, Francis G. Lu, and Robert Turner * Offensive Spirituality and Spiritual Defenses John R. Battista * The Phenomenology and Treatment of Kundalini Bruce W. Scotton Transpersonal Psychotherapy. * Transpersonal Psychotherapy with Psychotic Disorders and Spiritual Emergencies With Psychotic Features David Lukoff * Transpersonal Techniques and Psychotherapy Seymour Boorstein * Transpersonal Psychotherapy With Religious Persons Dwight H. Judy * The Near-Death Experience as a Transpersonal Crisis Bruce Greyson * Treating Former Members of Cults Arthur J. Deikman Psychopharmacology. * Psychopharmacology and Transpersonal Psychology Bruce S. Victor * Psychedelic Psychotherapy Gary Bravo and Charles Grob Special Techniques. * Clinical Aspects of Meditation Sylvia Boorstein * Guided-Imagery Therapy William W. Foote * Breathwork: Theory and Technique Kathryn J. Lee and Patricia L. Speier * Past-Life Therapy Ronald W. Jue Ethics And Professional Development * Transpersonal Psychiatry in Psychiatry Residency Training Programs Francis G. Lu * Toward a Psychiatry of Human and Ecological Survival: Psychological Approaches to Contemporary Global Threats Roger Walsh Conclusion * Integration and Conclusion Bruce W. Scotton, Allan B. Chinen, and John R. Battista * An Annotated Guide to the Transpersonal Literature John R. Battista

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780465095308
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 464
  • ID: 9780465095308
  • weight: 784
  • ISBN10: 0465095305

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