Analytical Psychology

Interview with Daniel C. Noel

Joel Weishaus interviews Daniel C. Noel about his newly published piece The Soul of Shamanism: Western Fantasies, Imaginal Realities. The work interrogates the authenticity of the neo-shamanic belief systems adopted and imported, by the West, from disparate cultures the world over. 

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Skeletons in the Closet

George L. Vergolias interrogates the implicit, lost meaning of the word closet through an investigation of the word’s etymology. In so doing, Vergolias discovers both the authentic, fluid meaning of the self (i.e. it is not ego-centered) and its capacity for transcendence.

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The Physiology of Type (Part 1)

Katherine Benziger identifies the neurological/physiological underpinnings of Jung’s psychological types. Typological behavior (i.e. Extroversion or Introversion) is associated with elements of human physiology.

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The Physiology of Type (Part 3)

In part three of three part series, Dr. Benziger posits the possible etiology of Prolonged Adaptation Stress Syndrome (PASS), suggesting that a Falsification of Type induces the condition. Benziger outlines a myriad of symptoms associated with the disease, and reviews the consequences in light of modern medicine and knowledge of physiology.    

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Decent Into Darkness

Through a careful analysis of the original meaning of two esoteric folktales, psychoanalyst Patrick Tummon and psychiatrist David Kibel demonstrate that a "modernization" of Jung's archetypal theory provides a powerful paradigm which unifies the findings of disparate areas of research in psychology, namely evolutionary psychology, attachment theory, and cognitive development.

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