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Chapter 3 - Systems Theories: Their Origins, Foundations, and development
In it's broadest conception, a " system " may be described as a complex of interacting components together with the relationships among them that permit the identification of a boundary-maintainingExpand
Varieties of Anomalous Experience: Examining the Scientific Evidence
Contributors Acknowledgments I. Conceptual and Methodological Considerations Introduction: Anomalous Experiences in Perspective, Etzel Cardena, Steven Jay Lynn, and Stanley Krippner ResearchingExpand
Accepting Your Power to Heal: The Personal Practice of Therapeutic Touch
Dolores Krieger points out that while this is not a "miracle cure," Therapeutic Touch has proven to be safe and helpful in the treatment of a variety of conditions from PMS, headaches, burns, and bone fractures to asthma, reproductive problems, cancer, and AIDS. Expand
Conflicting perspectives on shamans and shamanism: points and counterpoints.
  • S. Krippner
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American psychologist
  • 1 November 2002
Western interpretations of shamanism often reveal more about the observer than they do about the observed; in addressing this challenge, the study of Shamanism could make contributions to cognitive neuroscience, social psychology, psychological therapy, and ecological psychology. Expand
Mental Imagery Cultivation as a Cultural Phenomenon: The Role of Visions in Shamanism [and Comments and Reply]
The ability to experience mental imagery is innate in human beings. "Mental imagery cultivation" is proposed to identify technological traditions devoted to the deliberate, repeated induction ofExpand
Trance and the Trickster: Hypnosis as a Liminal Phenomenon
  • S. Krippner
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The International journal of clinical and…
  • 1 April 2005
It is made the case that hypnotic phenomena are liminal in nature and that hypnotIC practitioners (such as Milton Erickson) share many traits with traditional societies’ “tricksters” and that hypnosis is a multifaceted phenomenon requiring explanation at multiple levels. Expand
Humanistic Psychology and Chaos Theory
Chaos theory investigates processes that initially seem so complex that they do not appear to be governed by any known principles; however, they actually have an underlying order that can beExpand
The psychological impact of war trauma on civilians : an international perspective
Foreword: Moving the Borders of Psychology to the Aid of Victims of War by Steven E. Hobfoll Overview: In the Wake of War by Stanley Krippner and Teresa Mendonca McIntyre Case Studies and AssessmentExpand