Étiquette : inconscient

On the Archetypal Nature of Bad Trips and Freakouts, Danny Wedding, Peter H Addy, 2014

On the Archetypal Nature of Bad Trips and Freakouts A Review of : "Confrontation With the Unconscious: Jungian Depth Psychology and Psychedelic Experience" by Scott J. Hill Danny Wedding, Peter H Addy PsycCRITIQUES, June 16, 2014, Vol. 59, No. 24, Article 4 © 2014 American Psychological Association   In 1967 Scott J. Hill had a terrifying and traumatic experience after taking LSD, experiencing “the depths of madness and hell” (p. xiii). He became suicidal and dissociated, and he wondered whether he had gone insane. Over the next four decades, he struggled with the terror he felt during that experience; he could not come to terms with [...]

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The hyperassociative mind : The psychedelic experience and Merleau-Ponty’s “wild being”, Csaba SZUMMER et al., 2017

The hyperassociative mind: The psychedelic experience and Merleau-Ponty’s “wild being” CSABA SZUMMER, LAJOS HORVÁTH, ATTILA SZABÓ, EDE FRECSKA and KRISTÓF ORZÓI Journal of Psychedelic Studies, 2017, 1, (2), pp. 55–64 DOI: 10.1556/2054.01.2017.006   Purpose : In contemporary phenomenology, Dieter Lohmar has suggested that the new task of phenomenological research is to analyze the “alternative representational systems” of fantasy. In line with this program, we propose that psychedelic experience could also be suitable subject to this project subsumed under the wider category of fantasy activity. The aim of this paper is to show that psychedelic experiences offer a favorable situation to study the imagination. Method : The [...]

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