Hauntings and Poltergeists: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

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James Houran, Rense Lange
McFarland, Jan 1, 2001 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 330 pages
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Few people can claim the distinction of experiencing first-hand such occurrences as hauntings and the presence of poltergeists, but countless numbers of people are fascinated by these unexplainable events. Written by the world's most knowledgeable authorities in this field, the essays in this work promote a better understanding of the manifestations of and various reasons for hauntings and poltergeist phenomena. The experts come from such backgrounds as anthropology, history, philosophy, psychiatry, and sociology, and provide sober yet highly readable in-depth discussions of numerous ideas and rationalizations for hauntings and poltergeists, from a critical and scientific perspective. Divided into three major sections--sociocultural, physical and physiological, and psychological perspectives--this work provides an overview of each perspective and also addresses the general psychology of belief in the paranormal and how that belief relates to experiences with ghosts and poltergeists.
  

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About the Contributors vi From Haunted Brain to Haunted
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Sociocultural Perspectives 7 10 Phantoms Frauds or Fantasies?
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The Example
225
by Tony R Lawrence
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Ghostly Narratives in Popular Film
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The Psychological Dynamics
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Seeking Spirits in the Laboratory Afterword by Gertrude R Schmeidler
307
Predicting the Characteristics of Haunt Index
329
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