Enlightened or Delusional?

  title={Enlightened or Delusional?},
  author={Chad V. Johnson and H. Friedman},
  journal={Journal of Humanistic Psychology},
  pages={505 - 527}
  • Chad V. Johnson, H. Friedman
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Humanistic Psychology
  • Psychological diagnosis faces unique challenges when used to differentiate nonpsychopathological religious/spiritual/transpersonal (R/S/T) experiences from those that might evidence psychopathology, particularly considering the diversity of such experiences and the value-laden assumptions inherent in most diagnostic practices. Theoretical and pragmatic problems related to the diagnostic category, Religious and Spiritual Problem, as contained in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental… CONTINUE READING

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