Dream Psychology and the New Biology of Dreaming.
Charles C. Thomas, Springfield, Illinois, 1969.. 459 pp, large 8vo (9 3/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. "Since the discovery by Aserinsky and Kleitman of an objective indicator of dreaming sleep, there have been a plethora of studies investigating the physiological parameters of the dreaming a nd non-dreaming sleep states. However, there has been an unfortunate neglect of the psychological concomitants of these states in most of this work. A comprehensive symposium which would bring together workers interested in the psychology o f d r e a m ing with those who worked with the REM technique for the collection of sleep mentation seemed desirable if the understanding of the psychology of dreaming was to keep pace and be integrated with the ever-increasing physiological know l ed ge . Th is v ol ume reports on a conference which focused both on the classical views of the nature of the dream as seen in the light of the findings coming from the REM studies and on the current attempts at exploring the content of REM coll ec ted dr ea m s. Th e i nte raction between the participants, those who articulated theoretical statements about the psychology of the dream, and those who examined dream content in various experimental ways, lead to further reintegrative efforts on bot h si des ." M inor wav ines s to edges of textblock, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, light edge wrinkling, several tiny closed tears, browning on spine and lighter at edges. Very Good/Very Good-.
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Keywords: Dreams, Dreaming, Rem Sleep, States, Psychological, Physiology, Freudian, Jungian, Adlerian, Existentialist, Epigenetic, Fantasy, Psychopatholotic, Robert J. Langs, Heinz E. Lehmann, Maurice Irvine, Carl A. Meier, William Offenkrantz, Paul H. Ornste