The Psychiatry and Psychopathology of Paranormal Phenomena*

  title={The Psychiatry and Psychopathology of Paranormal Phenomena*},
  author={F. A. Whitlock},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry},
  pages={11 - 19}
  • F. A. Whitlock
  • Published 1978
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Anyone enquiring into the nature of paranormal experiences and events does so with some apprehension and at some peril to himself. To remain wholly impartial in the face of inexplicable and disturbing phenomena is a difficult achievement, and inevitably one is swayed by one’s own biases which may take the form of a determined scepticism or an equally determined belief in the objective reality of the occult. Unfortunately it is an area of investigation which has a certain attraction to… Expand
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