Psychosis and spirituality consolidating the new paradigm second edition
It is essential reading for all those interested in the spiritual wellbeing of this group, including pastoral carers and counsellors, ministers of religion, spiritual leaders, parents and carers and individuals on the autism spectrum.Learn to treat a variety of diagnostic disorders through various psychospiritual treatment models! and Waldram, R.(2010) Exploring the Transliminal: Qualitative Studies, in Psychosis and Spirituality: Consolidating the New Paradigm, Second Edition (ed I. and Waldram, R.(2010) Exploring the Transliminal: Qualitative Studies, in Psychosis and Spirituality: Consolidating the New Paradigm, Second Edition (ed I.Clarke), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. Clarke), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. Olga Bogdashina argues persuasively that, contrary to popular belief, spirituality plays a vital role in the lives of many people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
Helpful illustrations of body positions used in yoga and meditation plus photographs, tables, figures, and detailed case studies illustrate the process.This book challenges conventional understandings with a radical new perspective.The interface between psychosis and spirituality is explored, drawing on key research and latest developments from a wide spread of disciplines: Gordon Claridge on schizotypy, Peter Fenwick on the neuropsychological perspective, Neil Douglas Klotz on a new understanding of spirituality, Peter Chadwick on the mystical side of psychosis, David Kingdon on CBT for psychosis and religious delusions, are just five of the 12 distinguished contributors to this book.This new perspective will be important for those professionally interested in both psychosis and spirituality (therapists, priests, etc.) people seeking a well grounded framework for their own direct expererience in this area and everyone interested in the latest thinking and research on this topic. Covering the interrelation of psychosis and spirituality from a number of angles, Insanity and Divinity will generate dialogue and discussion, aid critical reflection and stimulate creative approaches to clinical work for those interested in the connections between religious studies, psychoanalysis, anthropology and hagiography.Bringing together an international range of contributors and covering many different types of religious experience, this book presents its theme in three parts: Psychoanalysis, belief and mysticism Anthropology, history and hagiography Psychology, psychosis and religious experience.
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Spirituality and psychosis both inhabit the region where ordinary reason ceases to function and barriers break down.