Imagination And Medicine

Imagination And Medicine


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781882670628
Publisher: Spring Journal
Publication date: 10/06/2011
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Stephen Aizenstat Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, a marriage and family therapist, and a credentialed public schools teacher and counselor. He is the author of the book Dream Tending. Robert Bosnak PsyA, a Zurich-trained Jungian analyst, has led dream groups and explored dreaming with individuals, in both analytical and didactic contexts. Bosnak has authored several books including his latest book, Embodiment: Creative Imagination in Medicine, Art, and Travel. He is past president of the International Association for the Study of Dreams.

Table of Contents

Preface Stephen Aizenstat ix

Coming to a Door Marion Woodman xi

The Physician Inside Robert Bosnak xv


1 Ancient Asklepieia: Institutional Incubation and the Hope of Healing Kimberley C. Patton 3

2 Healing the Soul in a Culture of Fear Michael Kearney 35

3 Water Spirits, Multiple Sclerosis, and Poisoned of a God Michael Ortiz Hill 45

4 The Imaginal Realm of Dissociation: The Archetypal Nature of Trauma in Light of Quantum Physics Judith R. Harris 61


5 Can Believing Make You Well? A Decade Later Esther M. Sternberg 79

6 The Neural Bases of Placebo Effects in Pain Lauren Y. Atlas and Tor D. Wager 107

7 How the Mind and the Brain Co-Create Each Other Daily Ernest Lawrence Rossi Kathryn Lane Rossi 135

8 Clinical Implications of Neuroscience Research in PTSD Bessel A. van der Kolk 169

9 Imagination and Medicine: Reply to Bessel van der Kolk Richard Kradin 189

Healing Space

10 Re-imagining the Architecture of Healing Anthony Lawlor 199

Contributor Bios 213

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