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Sleep Paralysis Night-Mares, Nocebos, and the Mind-Body Connection

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ISBN-10: 0813548861

ISBN-13: 9780813548869

Edition: 2011

Authors: Shelley R. Adler

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Sleep Paralysisexplores a distinctive form of nocturnal fright: the "night-mare," or incubus. In its original meaning a night-mare was the nocturnal visit of an evil being that threatened to press the life out of its victim. Today, it is known as sleep paralysis-a state of consciousness between sleep and wakefulness, when you are unable to move or speak and may experience vivid and often frightening hallucinations. Culture, history, and biology intersect to produce this terrifying sleep phenomenon. Although a relatively common experience across cultures, it is rarely recognized or understood in the contemporary United States. Shelley R. Adler's fifteen years of field and archival research…    
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List price: $43.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 1/15/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Consistencies: Cross-cultural Patterns
Continuities: A Transhistorical Bestiary
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The Night-mare, Traditional Hmong Culture, and Sudden Death
The Night-mare and the Nocebo: Beliefs That Harm