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 worlds 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. 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.94a98). Metuchen: Scarecrow Press. _____, Regard, M., Landis, T., and Oelz, O. (Ai999). Hallucinatory experiences in extreme-altitude climbers. ... In B.B. Woman and M. Ullman (Eds), Handbook of consciousness (pp. 428a460). New York: ... and Row/Torchbooks. Burnham ... Manual for the Dissociative Experiences Scale .
|Title||:||Hauntings and Poltergeists|
|Author||:||James Houran, Rense Lange|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2001-08-05|