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Author Kokoszka, Andrzej

Title States of consciousness : models for psychology and psychotherapy / by Andrzej Kokoszka ; with chapter by Andrzej Bielecki
Published New York : Springer, ©2007

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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 261 pages) : illustrations
Series Emotions, personality, and psychotherapy
Emotions, personality, and psychotherapy
Contents General presumptions and concepts referring to consciousness and its altered states -- Theoretical inspirations -- The variety of subjective experience -- Research on altered states of consciousness : main results and general theories -- Models of the states of consciousness and information metabolism -- Applications and extensions of the models -- Information metabolism in the framework of exact sciences / by Andrzej Bielecki -- Metabolisms of information as a model for multiaxial psychotherapeutic diagnosis -- Afterwords : Ineffable features of states of consciousness modalities
Summary "In States of Consciousness, Andrzej Kokoszka expands on the pioneering work of J.H. Jackson, offering contemporary models for studying consciousness as it applies to both pathology and normal altered states, e.g., relaxation, sleep, meditation, and hypnosis. He makes clear distinctions between the neuroscientific and psychiatric components of consciousness; at the same time, his theories are rooted firmly in the biopsychosocial approach."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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In Springer e-books
Subject Consciousness.
Altered states of consciousness.
Consciousness -- physiology
Consciousness
Consciousness Disorders
Models, Psychological
MEDICAL -- Neuroscience.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Neuropsychology.
Altered states of consciousness.
Consciousness -- physiology.
Consciousness Disorders.
Models, Psychological.
Conscience.
États modifiés de conscience.
Consciousness.
Altered states of consciousness
Consciousness
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006926440
ISBN 9780387327587
0387327584
9780387327570
0387327576