Theoretical and Clinical Applications

  • Joseph E. Shorr
  • Gail Sobel-Whittington
  • Pennee Robin
  • Jack A. Connella

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Theoretical

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jerome L. Singer
      Pages 3-27
    3. Thomas M. Brod, James S. Grotstein
      Pages 29-38
    4. Jesse D. Geller, Rebecca Smith Behrends, Dianna Hartley
      Pages 63-85
    5. Helane S. Rosenberg, Rose Castellano, Geraldine Chrein, Patricia Pinciotti
      Pages 109-122
  3. Psycho-Imagination Therapy

  4. Clinical Application

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 191-191
    2. Paul Bakan, Joel C. Bakan, Barry Beyerstein, Marlee G. Kline
      Pages 193-197
    3. Helen J. Crawford, Katsuhiko Nomura, Heidi Slater
      Pages 209-216
    4. Milton Wolpin, William Faunce, Patricia Gross
      Pages 235-247
    5. Craig E. Smith, Margot D. Lasher
      Pages 249-254
    6. Nicholas E. Brink
      Pages 271-283
    7. A. John McSweeny, Paul E. Baer, Nicholas E. Heyneman
      Pages 285-296
    8. Carolyn Carlyle, Marilyn Saunders
      Pages 303-320
    9. Sheila Fling, Ronda S. Safady, Teresa L. Schwausch, Loyd S. Wright
      Pages 331-340
  5. Art Therapy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 341-341
    2. Evelyn Virshup
      Pages 343-348
    3. Judith A. Rubin
      Pages 409-432
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 433-435

About this book


When discussion began four years aga about launehing the American Association for the Study of Mental Imagery there was still a great deal of skepticism on the part of many academic and clinical psychologists. They held to the gradually diminishing view that mental imagery was too idiosyncratic a subject for intensive study. However, there were sufficient visionaries to recognize the undeniable importance of imagery for the functioning of life in memory and the transmission of information. Through the valiant efforts of these pioneers in psychology, art and movement therapy, and others in the field of human relations the organization has grown and flourished. Even more important is the burgeoning of knowledge about the ubiquitous nature of imagery and its impact on life. The third annual meeting of AASMI was held in 1981 at Yale University under the sponsorship of president-elect Jerome L. Singer. Sixty-five persons presented papers, workshops and theoretical studies. This volume represents the broad array of topics and approaches offered at the conference. While it is informative and stimulating to read and study the articles in this volume they can convey only a fraction of the excitement and the knowledge available to those who attended the conference. The reader will reap a two-fold benefit from this volume, for not only does it cover a vast array of topics related to imagery, but it also offers the strong possibility that the results of these works can be included in one's daily work as a clinician and/or researcher.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Joseph E. Shorr
    • 1
  • Gail Sobel-Whittington
    • 1
  • Pennee Robin
    • 1
  • Jack A. Connella
    • 1
  1. 1.American Association for the Study of Mental ImageryLos AngelesUSA

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