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Psychoanalysis and Buddhism Toward an Integration

  • Jeffrey B. Rubin

Abstract

In recent years, there has been a burgeoning interest in the relationship between the Buddhist and the psychotherapeutic traditions among psychotherapists, researchers, and spiritual practitioners. The nascent dialogue between the Buddhist meditative and Western psychoanalytic traditions has been perhaps the most illuminating aspect of this historic encounter, yielding profound insights about human development, visions of selfhood, psychopathology, and cure (Engler, 1983; Rubin, 1989, 1991).

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Meditation Practice Transpersonal Psychology Nontraditional Approach Psychoanalytic Conception Psychoanalytic Perspective 
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  • Jeffrey B. Rubin
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  1. 1.Private PracticeNew YorkUSA

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