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Recent Practice and Theory

  • Milton Wolpin
  • Joseph E. Shorr
  • Lisa Krueger

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Some General Issues

  3. Therapeutic Interventions

  4. General Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 155-155
    2. Beverly-Colleene Galyean
      Pages 157-172
  5. Aromas

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 183-183
    2. Milton Wolpin, William Faunce, Patricia Gross
      Pages 185-197
    3. William D. Faunce, Milton Wolpin
      Pages 199-213
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 215-221

About this book

Introduction

In this volume are papers selected from the 1982 Annual Confer­ ence of the American Association for the Study of Mental Imagery, as well as several others that were later invited. This conference, a yearly one, was held at the University of Southern California. Participants and invited speakers come from around the country and present current material on the status of theory, research and practice involving imagery. These conferences began in 1979 and typically have attracted two hundred or more persons. In the opening paper by Paul Bakan we have a discussion of imagery from an historical perspective. He traces the various attitudes toward imagery starting with biblical times and argues that the behaviorist revolution and its antagonism towards imagery were likely reflective of more than a negative ·attitude toward imagery as a consequence of its being associated with consciousness and mental­ istic concepts. We have apparently been ambivalent towards imagery over the millenia. He closes with some suggestions of how we may more happily resolve this situation.

Keywords

consciousness intervention Psychotherapeut psychotherapy Therapeut

Editors and affiliations

  • Milton Wolpin
    • 1
  • Joseph E. Shorr
    • 2
  • Lisa Krueger
    • 1
  1. 1.Psychology DepartmentUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Institute for Psycho-Imagination TherapyLos AngelesUSA

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