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Nature and Functions of Dreaming

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ISBN-10: 019936284X

ISBN-13: 9780199362844

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ernest Hartmann

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The Nature and Functions of Dreaming presents a comprehensive theory of dreaming based on many years of psychological and biological research by Ernest Hartmann and others. Critical to this theory is the concept of a Central Image; in this volume, Hartmann describes his repeated finding that dreams of being swept away by a tidal wave are common among people who have recently experienced a trauma of some kind - a fire, an attack, or a rape. Dreams with these Central Images are not dreams of the traumatic experience itself, but rather the Central Image reveals the emotional response to the experience. Dreams with a potent Central Image, like the tidal wave, vary in intensity along with the…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/1/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English