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Psychoanalysis and the Paranormal
Lands of Darkness

ISBN 9781855759855
Published May 15, 2003 by Routledge
224 Pages

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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.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Dream telepathy: experimental and clinical findings -- Parapsychology and Psychoanalysis -- Explicability, psychoanalysis and the paranormal -- Mercurius, archetype, and “transpsychic reality”: C. G. Jung’s parapsychology of spirit(s) -- The “alien abduction” syndrome -- Developments in the concept of synchronicity in the analytic relationship and in theory -- The ghost in the mother: strange attractors and impossible mourning -- “Each single ego”: telepathy and psychoanalysis

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