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Dream Images

A Call to Mental Arms, 1st Edition

By Jayne Gackenbach, Anees A Sheikh

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316 pages

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This new text is a state-of-the-art collection of essays representing varying points of view about dreams and the major research conducted in dream therapy today. Renewed interest into serious dream investigation in recent years has supplied a variety of conceptual and research applications into dream study. At long last, "Dream Images: A Call to Mental Arms", brings these current works together, in one complete, comprehensive volume.

Table of Contents

Introduction Jayne Gackenback

Part 1: EXPERIMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS

Sources and Consequences of Dreams: Experimental Manipulations and Their Effects Joseph DeKoninck

An Experimental Approach to the Anomalous Dream Stanley Krippner

Vestibular Involvement in the Neurocognition of Lucid Dreaming Thomas J. Snyder and Jayne Gackenbach

Linguistic and Literary Creativity in Dreams: A Psychoanalytic and an Experimental Approach Frank Heynick

Part 2: CLINICAL CONSIDERATIONS

Nightmares: Facts, Fictions and Future Directions Kathryn Belicki and Marion A. Cuddy

Nightmares and Childhood Dreams Patricia Garfield

The Meaning of Dreams: A Current Warning Theory Robert C. Smith

Dream Work with Dissociated Patients and a Self Curative Programming Function of Dreams Roy D. Salley

A Selective Mood Regulatory Function for Sleep Milton Kramer

The Psychobiology of Mental Illness: Changes in the Physiological and Psychological Aspects of Sleep Milton Kramer

Part 3: INTERDISCIPLINARY CONSIDERATIONS

Interdisciplinary Studies of Dreams: Finding a Common Ground Don Kuiken

Languages of Dreaming: Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Dreaming in Other Cultures Waud H. Kracke

Early Hindu Speculation about Dreams: Implications for Dream Yoga George Gillespie

Part 4: CONSIDERATIONS BEYOND DREAMING

Reality Dreams and Their Effects on Spiritual Belief: A Revision of Animism Theory Tore A. Nielsen

Lucid Dreaming as a Meditative State: Some Evidence from Long-Term Meditators in Relation to the Cognitive-Psychological Bases of Transpersonal Phenomena Harry T. Hunt

A Developmental Model of Consciousness in Sleep: From Sleep Consciousness to Pure Consciousness Jayne Gackenbach

Subject Index

Contributors

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health