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Re: 'Abductees Need To See A Psychiatrist'

From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul>
Date: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 20:23:08 +0000
Archived: Fri, 04 Mar 2011 07:42:08 -0500
Subject: Re: 'Abductees Need To See A Psychiatrist'

>Date: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 06:25:48 -0500
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>Subject: UFO UpDate: Re: 'Abductees Need To See A Psychiatrist'

>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2011 14:52:54 -0600
>Subject: Re: 'Abductees Need To See A Psychiatrist'


>There is progress, though. We're learning, for example, that
>even the classic you-must-be-crazy experience - of hearing
>voices in one's head - is not ipso facto evidence of mental
>pathology. Those interested in the specifics of this seemingly
>remarkable finding ought to read Daniel B. Smith's Muses,
>Madmen, and Prophets: Rethinking the History, Science, and
>Meaning of Auditory Hallucination (Penguin, 2007). For the
>broader issues, there's Cardena et al., eds. Varieties of
>Anomalous Experience: Examining the Scientific Evidence
>(American Psychological Association, 2000). The chapter on
>abductions argues that no single theory, prominently including
>mental disorder, explains that experience.


>Jerry Clark

Thanks Jerry for providing two sources I have not come across in
my own research. I have made a note to locate them.


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