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Broken Images Broken Selves : Dissociative Narratives In Clinical Practice - Stanley Krippner

Broken Images Broken Selves

Dissociative Narratives In Clinical Practice

Hardcover Published: 1st August 1997
ISBN: 9780876308516
Number Of Pages: 396

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Practical and provocative, this book serves as a guide for those who want a deeper look into the human psyche and a more encompassing vision of the less predictable aspects of the mind.

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About the Contributors
Dissociation in Many Times and Placesp. 3
History of Dissociation in Western Psychologyp. 41
The Etiologies of Dissociationp. 61
Dissociation, Narrative, and Exceptional Human Experiencesp. 88
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: An Existential-Humanistic Perspectivep. 125
The Body and Modernity in MPD/DIDp. 136
Near-Death Narrativesp. 163
Inspiration, Mediumship, Surrealism: The Concept of Creative Dissociationp. 181
Alien Abduction Narrativesp. 199
The Relationship of Dissociative Conditions to Sleep and Dreamingp. 216
Good Trips, Bad Trips: Psychedelic Drugs and Dissociationp. 230
Dissociation in Terror of Death: The "Hypnoid State" Revisitedp. 248
Fantasy Proneness, Dissociation, and Narrative Constructionp. 274
Metaphoric Truth and Narrative Structure: Implications for Understanding and Treating Patients Exhibiting Dissociative Phenomenap. 305
Dissociative Narratives and Veracityp. 323
The Varieties of Dissociative Experiencep. 336
Name Indexp. 363
Subject Indexp. 369
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ISBN: 9780876308516
ISBN-10: 0876308515
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 396
Published: 1st August 1997
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.0 x 17.63  x 2.46
Weight (kg): 0.68
Edition Number: 1